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    Need a form that generates results for the User who keys in his/her data

    Asked by guest_23108878515055 on November 22, 2012 at 02:33 AM

    Hi, 

    I am looking to create some form templates, that would help me generate a results page for the user, after they have keyed in their data. 

    Currently I am using an excel spreadsheet and I would like to take it online.

    For one example, the user would answer a set of questions on one worksheet, and the results will tally on the next worksheet so that they can see the result.

    Another example would be that they key in their business ideas, into form fields that we provide(in question forms) and that generates into a template provided. For them to use.

    I would like for them to be able to fill up the form and have the template ready immediately. Either on the last page, or an automatic email could be sent to them. 

    Would that be possible using JotForms? I have a sample spreadsheet, but I can't upload it.

    Thanks

     

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    Answered by fxr on November 22, 2012 at 03:01 AM

    I think you could probably do it using a custom URL as a thankyou page, but how is your php (or how keen are you to learn) and just how complicated are the options a form user is going to have?

     

    Some related articles:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/51-How-to-Post-Submission-Data-to-Thank-You-Page

    http://www.jotform.com/help/126-How-to-Insert-Update-Submissions-to-Your-MySQL-Database-Using-PHP

    ( you probably won't need a database, but that 2nd article is well written and shows how to obtain the input froma  form and turn them into php variables. )

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    Answered by guest_23108878515055 on November 22, 2012 at 03:09 AM

    Its pretty much just text and numbers. 

    THey will key it into the box and that data would be transferred into a template. 

    I have another one where they have to answer questions, and their scored will be tallied.

     

    The simpler it is the better. I learnt PHP in uni and can manage with it, though I am not a big programming fan. :S

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    Answered by fxr on November 22, 2012 at 03:15 AM

    OK, I can't really think of any other way to do this other than with php, but if the form was REALLY simple you could probably redirect to different URLs (with different templates) depending on what a user entered for a particular field. 

    We will try to help either way.

    I assume its two forms you are looking to create? 

    Pick one and start designing and link it back to us and we will work out where we need to go from there. 

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    Answered by guest_23108878515055 on November 22, 2012 at 03:21 AM

    awesome will do, its already made in excel and so what i will do is to replicate it here and drop you guys a PM.

     

    thanks