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    Is there a quick and easy way to duplicate a section of a form (multiple fields) to be repeated on a conditional basis?

    Asked by adventuredogs on July 19, 2010 at 08:15 PM

    Here's what I mean... I run a dog boarding facility and I make my clients fill out a significant amount of behavioral information on each dog.

    Some clients have one dog, many have multiple dogs. 

    So without reinventing the wheel, I currently have my clients fill out multiple copies of the same hard copy form.

         Can I have clients fill out multiple copies of the form without overwriting their existing data?

    Or is there an easy way to duplicate certain segments of the form (Multiple fields under one subheading) and have it pop up on a condition?

    ex.  If they click the radio button stating they have more than one dog, it would unhide the 10 or so fields that apply to the 2nd and 3rd dogs.

    Does this make sense? here's the URL if it helps you to see what I have so far:

    http://www.jotform.com/adventuredogs/MultiDogForm

    Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated as I am not a DBA

    ADRICON  Thanks!

     

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on July 20, 2010 at 02:22 AM

    Unfortunately, we do not have anything like that. But I added it to our feature requests list.

    A possible solution might be to have multiple pages on your form. Each page would ask for information. Then you would also have submit buttons on each page. So, the user can either add more dogs or submit the form. 

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    Answered by ThomasMcCann on January 09, 2011 at 07:41 PM

    Is there a practical demonstration or example of this?

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on January 10, 2011 at 02:24 PM

    Yes, here is the example:

    http://www.jotform.com/form/3605034231

     

    Here is the details on how this form was created with conditions:

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/10656-Multiple-Page-Form-Is-there-a-way-to-skip-pages

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on June 20, 2013 at 06:30 AM

    UPDATE: This is now easier since it is not possible duplicate multiple fields at once.  

     

    Select any field, click on the cog, then 'Manage Fields'.  Select the fields you would like to duplicate and then click duplicate.

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on June 20, 2013 at 07:13 AM

    Small typo:

    UPDATE: This is now easier since it is not now possible duplicate multiple fields at once.