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How can I create an Order FormAsked by philbyuk on July 29, 2014 at 11:57 AM
I want to create an Order Form so a clients customers can create an online order but I can find a widget to help me and standard text boxes make a very big form!
The form needs text fields for Customer Name; Date of Order, name of person ordering; then 85 lines of specific product info with column titles:
Quantity Required : Customer enters data
Product Code (6): Fixed pre-entered data
Product Description (40): Fixed pre-entered data
Submit button (which also produces printed summary email or order
Obviously I can easily create the Text fields but I can't find (or understand how to configure) an appropriate widget.
Here is our guide to setting up order forms:
and payment forms:
The payment widgets are what you are looking for when setting up order forms. We also have many templates you can use to help get you started:
We even have a guide on how to add quantity options to your product:
Please let us know if you have any other questions and we will be happy to help.
Thank you for using Jotform!
Thanks but it's a clunky way of creating an order form, especially with 85 product lines!
Is there really no spreadsheet like matrix one can create for the Product lines (just like a paper order form)?
Remaining question: Our customers can order any quantity of product but I can't find a way of configuring the quantity field to accept ANY value (not a preconfigured list). Using your wizards the "Quantity" field does not appear to be editable (customer enters their own value)?
Many thanks in in anticipation.
As far as the quantity question, you can set up your payment form to allow user to enter the quantities like this:
I also found a template that is similar to what you are asking for as far as a product grid:
You would then need to run a custom calculation based on the those fields and pass it to a payment form:
You can also break your form down in to section using page breaks if it is too large:
If you have any trouble setting anything up let us know and we will be happy to help.
Thank you for using Jotform!
Thanks for your help David. I'll give it a go!
No worries, we are here to help. If you need any help along the way let us know and we will be happy to assist you.