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    Can I block out certain dates on the calendar so they cannnot be chosen?

    Asked by CaravanAirportTransportation on July 02, 2013 at 09:33 PM

    I have created an online reservation form and am trying to block out certain dates when reservations cannot be created. I have tried adding a pop up stating that there are no seats available, but customers are still making the reservations regardless of the pop-up. Is this possible?

    Page URL:
    http://www.caravanairporttransportation.com/reservation.html

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    Answered by dinesh-it on July 02, 2013 at 11:15 PM

    Hi, You can do this by downloading the form full source code and you have to add yor own customized calendar.

    Here is a workarround with sample form that my colleague posted in another thread. This May Helps You.

    Let Us Know If you need any Help to acheive this.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by CaravanAirportTransportation on July 03, 2013 at 12:51 AM

    The work around that you linked comes back with a 402 error. I appreciate the attempt, however because I was unable to view it, I will need to figure something else out.

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    Answered by EltonCris on July 03, 2013 at 02:45 AM

    @CaravanAirportTransportation

    What are the dates or days that you'd like to blocked on your date fields so we can help you work on it? We can provide you custom scripts for this if possible so you can add it to your form source code. How to get your Form Source Code.

    We'll wait your reply. Thanks!

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    Answered by CaravanAirportTransportation on July 03, 2013 at 11:09 AM

    Thank you for your response. It varies as it is dependant on when the days fill up. For example, the screen shot that I submitted is for July 10 as we have no available seats that day. Tomorrow another day may fill up, so it really just depends on how things happen. I was also attempting to block out days that we do not have service, such as July 4.

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    Answered by Welvin on July 03, 2013 at 12:36 PM

    Hi,

    ...so it really just depends on how things happen.

    -Can you please let us know how things should work? We can help you with this, but we need to know how this should work, when or how should you want to block the date.

    I was also attempting to block out days that we do not have service, such as July 4.

    -We need something like this, a specific dates and or a list of dates to be block.

     

    Thanks

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    Answered by CaravanAirportTransportation on July 03, 2013 at 12:52 PM

    Welvin... if you understood what I was saying, I said... the dates vary as my time slots fill up. I need to be able to shut down a calendar date when I have no more seats available on my shuttle for a specific date. I need a calendar that I can "turn off" dates as needed. I can provide you with the current dates, but tomorrow there will be more, and the day after that and so on. If this is not something that JotForm can accomodate, please let me know and I will find a system that will instead of paying for this one. Thank you for your time.

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    Answered by EltonCris on July 03, 2013 at 03:17 PM

    @CaravanAirportTransportation

    You can only block past dates in your Date field not with custom dates.

    Unfortunately that's the only built in feature we have in the Date tool.

    Thanks and Regards!

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    Answered by tpclickz on October 25, 2013 at 05:09 PM

    Is there any resolution for this? I am needing to block out a specific date or have a solution that works similar to the reservation system but for a doctors office. I it would be nice to have a feature whrere we could select the numbers of allowed events for that day. Please advise for the best work around 

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    Answered by KadeJM on October 25, 2013 at 05:57 PM

    @tpclickz

    Unfortunately we have not yet made any changes to this that I know of as of right now. I think that you might have better luck making a New Thread and Requesting this as a New Feature or possibly adding it to our Apps Ideas List in hopes that one of us will develop this Idea more.

    Aside from that though, the closest I think we have right now is either using the Zapier Integration with your Form and Google Calendar or possibly our Booking App.

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    Answered by tpclickz on October 25, 2013 at 06:05 PM

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    Answered by EltonCris on October 25, 2013 at 06:14 PM

    @tpclickz 

    Thanks for your understanding. Kindly check my colleagues reponse on your thread: http://www.jotform.com/answers/283923.

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    Answered by KittySmack on May 09, 2014 at 07:42 PM

    It has been a while since this thread was created, but I concur that this feature is NEEDED!!!  I have the same exact need.  Can JotForm Support help to escalate this through their Apps Ideas List?  Pretty please, with a cherry on top!

     

    Thanks!

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    Answered by Cesar on May 10, 2014 at 01:41 AM

    @KittySmack

    Please review the thread http://www.jotform.com/answers/374757 as this is where you initially posted your question. Thank you.

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    Answered by ripe on July 24, 2014 at 09:06 AM

    This feature would be very nice if we could hook up Google Calendar and whatever is publicly available shows up on the form calendar widget, so as to block out possibility of double booking.
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    Answered by KadeJM on July 24, 2014 at 10:36 AM

    @ripe 

    I've moved your thread here to discuss your request further.

     

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    Answered by Agz on January 24, 2015 at 07:44 PM

    This feature is very needed. It shouldn't be difficult to enable synchronisation with Google calendar or something. When slots are taken, they are taken.
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    Answered by Shadae on January 25, 2015 at 01:28 AM

    Hi Agz,

    I have moved your request to a new thread: http://www.jotform.com/answers/502977

    It will be addressed there.

    Thank you.