Submit survey early based on answer

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    stephadams
    Asked on June 19, 2020 at 02:53 PM

    If I have a question and want the survey to have a hard stop if someone picks a specific answer (so not finish the rest of the survey), am I able to do this?

    The only way I currently see is to do a custom thank you condition logic but this still has the user complete the survey and I want them to not answer anymore questions.

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    JohnRex
    Answered on June 19, 2020 at 03:56 PM

    If you mean like a timer that when it runs out, the form will be automatically submitted?

    If so, you can use the GLOBAL COUNTDOWN widget. This widget adds a countdown timer on your form. The counter prevents the form from being submitted or submits the form right away as soon as the time has run out.

    You can configure how long the counter will take before it times out, as well as what you want the widget to do when the time runs out. The clock will also be visible on all the pages of your form.

    Please check this demo form: https://form.jotform.com/201706315180041 

    I put a 15-second timer, once it runs out, the form will automatically submit regardless if you finished filling out the form or not.

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    stephadams
    Answered on June 19, 2020 at 03:58 PM

    Hi John, thanks for you answer.

    That isn't what I meant.

    Here's an example scenario. If there's a questions with two answers, A and B. If someone selects A, it takes them to the next question but if they select B, the survey would stop and they would get a thank you note without finishing the survey.

    So the logic would end the survey early based on that one answer but other users would move to other questions.

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    JohnRex
    Answered on June 19, 2020 at 05:17 PM

    You can use the SHOW/HIDE FIELD conditions. So based on the options selected by the user, you can hide all subsequent fields and just show the Submit button.

    Here's a guide on How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer.

    I created a demo form for you to try. When you select B on the first question, the second question will be shown, otherwise, it will remain hidden.

    https://form.jotform.com/201706218169050