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    limitations on hidden fields

    Asked by billylevine2003gmailcom on July 12, 2013 at 12:23 PM

    I have a form which I am using as a test and I have the answer key embedded in hidden fields.

     

    I have 100 question and seem to running into a limitation on hidden fields.  It seems that after about 12 fiels the hidden fields are showing on the form....

     

    Is there some kind of know limitation?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on July 12, 2013 at 01:56 PM

    Hi billylevine2003gmailcom , I believe I understand the question you are asking about. There shouldn't be any limitation on the number of fields or account. This is mentioned in our Pricing Plans for each of our 4 Plans. See image below for details.

     

    Are you testing it on this form here https://www.jotform.com/31924329006955 or is it a different one? If so please let us know which one so we can take a look. When I looked on this form I could see that it has a few hidden fields but when viewing and testing it out in live mode I didn't see any issues nor were these fields seen. 

    Can you please explain more about this issue in detail and include screenshots if possible?

    Hidden Fields:

     

    Live Form:


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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on July 12, 2013 at 02:20 PM
    please use this form
    http://form.jotform.us/form/31641022557144
    again ........frustrated that hidden fields are showing at the bottom
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    Answered by Mike_T on July 12, 2013 at 02:56 PM

    The problem is related to the double quotes in your hidden fields. Inputs can not have " in value as this is conflicting with the html code.

    In order to fix this you will need to use " special characters instead of ".

    Please give it a try and let us know if you need any further assistance.

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on July 12, 2013 at 02:59 PM
    I will try ........thanks!
    On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 1:56 PM, JotForm Support Forum
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    Answered by EliezerN on July 12, 2013 at 03:17 PM

    You're welcome.

    Should you have any other question, please let us know.

    Thanks.

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on July 12, 2013 at 03:29 PM
    removed but got the same result I will try deleting with new hidden values
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on July 12, 2013 at 03:40 PM

    There were many fields with double quotation marks, so each double quotation mark should be replaced with:

    "

    Even single double quotation mark can cause the problems due to the nature of the html code.

    If we need to check some form, just let us know. Thank you.

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on July 12, 2013 at 03:56 PM
    I am starting from scratch......put xxxxxxxxxx in 100 hidden fields
    .......so far so good ........will replace the xxxxxxx with value being
    sure not to use ' or " unless per the spec above. Do I need to remove or
    replace ' and " from question.
    On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 2:40 PM, JotForm Support Forum
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    Answered by Mike_T on July 12, 2013 at 04:45 PM

    You can use single and double quotes in questions (labels). Also, the single quotes should be fine in values.

    But you will need to avoid using double quotes as values, " can be used instead.

    Thank you.