Smart PDF fields are not in the correct order when viewed in the table submission

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    Asked on December 28, 2020 at 04:56 AM


    I am starting out with JotForm.

    I have set up a form here for students to answer a test with question numbers 1-100. I scanned my own pdf with the question numbers then added the short text fields.

    When I view the responses in the Tables tab, the columns are in the right order for the first 7 questions, then they do not follow the order.

    When I view in Forms, each field links to the correct field with the green line.

    What have I missed?

    I am using Windows 10.


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    Answered on December 28, 2020 at 05:31 AM

    You may manually move the columns to the correct order by dragging the columns.


    You may also create a new tab table view to connect your form for the columns to be in the correct order.


    Please give it a try and let us know how it goes.

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    Answered on December 28, 2020 at 08:47 AM

    Thank you. Both suggestions work but I don't want to have to do that every time I create a form.

    I have tried again with align question right instead of the default top and it seems to give the expected order.

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    Answered on December 28, 2020 at 09:02 AM

    Hi there!

    We are glad to know that aligning questions differently worked for you and gave you expected results.

    Let us know if you need further assistance. We will be happy to help.