Creating sequential Work Order #s

  • Profile Image
    Asked on March 12, 2019 at 09:16 PM

    Hello, I am testing the viability of moving our work order system to a JotForm/Zapier/Monday hybrid.  A key feature for us is to have JotForm auto-populate a work order # and then have that tie in to a field on our Monday project board.  I have found that using the Unique ID widget, I am able to generate this number but it does not auto-populate a field in JotForm with which I would be able to send to Monday.  I can use the Random Value widget, but it is helpful for us to have numbers that ascend in a sequential manner.

    Do you have any suggestions on how to accomplish this task with a work order template?  



  • Profile Image
    Answered on March 12, 2019 at 10:26 PM

    The only element that will auto-increment is the unique id widget, as per my test on Zapier and JotForm I can see it's possible to map the widget with a field on the app you're integrating to:

    - Zapier: 


    - JotForm: 


    May you please kindly test this on Zapier directly and see if the same result happens for you? 

    If you're unable to find your unique id widget, please let us know. 

    You can also upload images to this forum thread following this guide:

    Note that attached images via email replies will not reach this thread. 

  • Profile Image
    Answered on March 20, 2019 at 03:46 PM

    Hello, I am trying to get Zapier to connect my JotForm to Monday.  I have successfully connected my Jotform account to Zapier, but when I try to populate the fields in Monday, Zapier is not populating the fields from my submitted JotForm.  See Screengrab:

    1553111180Screen Shot 2019-03-20 at 12.3

  • Profile Image
    Answered on March 20, 2019 at 07:12 PM

    I just tested using Zapier, JotForm and, but I still cannot replicate the issue you're experiencing, I can get the fields from the form: 



    Even on your screenshot I can see the fields, "Promo title", "Resolution" and the rest. 

    If you're not getting the fields while trying to map them in the account, try clicking on the "Refresh fields" option on Zapier, it's placed below the drop downs while editing the template.