How can we better tabulate results

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    Asked on August 15, 2019 at 12:29 PM

    We're wondering if we're doing something in a not-perfect way. When we run a survey like this, we will be tabulating the results when it's over.

    Our question is -- how could we easily tabulate the results (vs taking into Excel and having to manually count, or run filters)? Or should we be using a different module type in the first place, and that other module type would allow us to tabulate the results quickly?

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    Answered on August 15, 2019 at 01:31 PM

    The Report feature in Jotform lets you generate various reports on submission data and share it with others. 

    We have a detailed help guide that explains each report and you can choose whichever fits your needs.

    Please review the guide, decide which report best fits your requirement, create a report. If you need assistance while creating it, feel free to contact us.

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    Answered on August 15, 2019 at 03:37 PM

    got this .... thank you ... here is what we learned -- use Basics, not Widgets.

    the Jotform Reporting would be fine, but we used a Widget that doesn't work with Reports. So we rebuilt the form with a Basic module that was very similar, and now the reporting works way better.

    thank you.

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    Answered on August 15, 2019 at 03:48 PM

    Yes, widgets are currently not optimized for reporting. We recommend the basic fields if reporting of the data - in charts or tables would be required in the form backend. 

    Please contact us again if we can help in any way.