What is the best way to ask users to rank elements in order?

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    Asked on March 05, 2014 at 01:27 PM

    I was using a drag and drop "orderable list" widget to do this but when I tested the form (and re-ordered the elements), the order I chose was not captured/displayed in the PDF output. Is there a ranking function (that forces prioritization) that will be displayed in the pdf results?

    Thanks for your help!

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    Answered on March 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM


    I did test the Orderable List widget with a cloned version of your form, I reordered the list of items, submitted the form, and downloaded the PDF file from email notification and it kept the order I chose:

    Result in pdf:

    Is not that the result you are getting?

    If that is not the result you wish, you may try our visual Multi Select widget: http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/visual_multi_select

    That will allow your items to keep the same number and in the position you choose.

    Please get back to us if you need further assistance with this inquiry.


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    Answered on March 05, 2014 at 04:50 PM
    Hi EliezerN,
    Thanks for your quick response and getting back to me. It looks like
    something has changed from the last time I tested this. I think all is
    working now, thanks. Love Jotform!