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    How to add multiple fields in one box?

    Asked by EloineChap on August 19, 2014 at 02:42 PM

    I can't figure out how to group fields. For example I want to replicate this form in jot form where the GL# is in 5 parts but it's all part of the whole GL#. 




    multiple fields ASP www group fields all
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    Answered by david on August 19, 2014 at 04:59 PM


    You can use the Matrix Dynamique widget to make something very similar to what is on the page in your post:


    Just add more columns with no heading by adding something similar to this:

    Test:60, :60, :60, :60, :60

    Test being the heading and each 60 being a 60 width column.  Here is and example form:


    Please let us know if you have any further questions and we will be happy to help.

    Thank you for using JotForm!

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    Answered by EloineChap on August 19, 2014 at 05:34 PM

    Thanks David, I just tried it out and I couldn't seem to figure out what to click to not have the fields stack on top of each other. I would like them in a row. I also didn't know how to get rid of the button on the end to add another row. I am not sure what that would be for?

    There is a template called Artist Info that does the kind of stuff I would like to be able to do where different kinds of fields are grouped together in categories of information one wants to collect. I am sure I am missing something on how to do this.

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    Answered by david on August 19, 2014 at 06:05 PM


    The regular matrix in the survey tools may be closer to what you are looking for.  I added one to the form I posted previously:


    If you can provide a link to the template that has what you are looking for we can tell you exactly how to reproduce it.  Let us know and we will be happy to do so.

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    Answered by EloineChap on August 19, 2014 at 06:28 PM

    Well that is cool - I didn't know that existed and it almost works however I don't see a way to limit each box. Here is a link that shows what I need. Notice that the first two sets of numbers is 2 digits while the next is 6 numbers and so on. This just helps people to get it right when they input the data and it needs the dashes in between. 


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    Answered by jonathan on August 19, 2014 at 08:06 PM


    How about if you just use the regular Textbox field(from Form Tools).

    And then make use of the Input Mask property of the Textbox.


    here is a sample form   http://www.jotform.me/form/42307676418459 that have this.

    Tell us if this is still not enough.




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    Answered by EloineChap on August 19, 2014 at 08:10 PM

    Very cool! I will give this a try.