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    Participant Signature options

    Asked by AlpineInternational on June 27, 2013 at 03:08 AM

    Hello, Currently on my forms I require a participant signature where they need to use a finger or stylus pen to create their signature.  We are experienceing a low success rate with these signatures and some people have a PC where they seem to have issues accomplishing this or simply can't figure out how to do this.  Is there any other option to capture their "signature", such as just typing in name?  Thanks!!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Morian on June 27, 2013 at 04:15 AM


    Using the E-Signature only requires even those with PC that they hold the left-click of their mouse and draw their signature. It is actually very user friendly. Using a textbox where they merely type their name won't be any different from the First and Last Name Field. Perhaps, if you'd like, you can add an instruction just below the E-Signature field, via Sub Label in its Properties, on how to use it.

    Let us know if you need further assistance. Thanks!