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    Can I have a button on the Thank-you page that directs the user back to the form after they submit?

    Asked by GregFoster on September 17, 2014 at 02:10 PM

    I have a form I am using for a client (Massage Therapy Clinic) that they use on an iPad for new patients to fill in their health history.

    I have saved the form on the home screen of the ipad as a webpage, so the owners have an icon on the iPad that opens the form as a full screen page. They then allow the clients to fill in their info and submit it. Once they submit the info they are directed to a "Thank-you" message page. I would like to have a button on that page that directs back to the form so they can get the next patient to fill it out.

     

    At the moment they have to close the "app" once the patient has submitted their form then reopen it so they are viewing the form page with a blank "new" form.

     

    Any ideas?

    thank you page button link button redirect
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on September 17, 2014 at 03:25 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Yes, this is possible. For example, you can use the following link which is styled as button on your form Thank You Page HTML Source.

    <a style="text-decoration: none; border: solid 1px #0088cc; border-radius: 6px; moz-border-radius: 6px; box-shadow: 0px 0px 2px rgba(0,0,0,1.0); font-size: 18px; color: #696869; padding: 1px 17px; background: linear-gradient(top, #eeeeee 0%, #eeeeee 49%, #cccccc 72%, #eeeeee 100%); filter: progid;" target="_blank" href="http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42595487176974" >Re-open Form Link Button</a>

    Where http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42595487176974  should be replaced with the link to your form. Also you can change the button text. 

    Please see the following animation:

    If you need any further assistance on this, please let us know. We will be happy to help.

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    Answered by jhaygarcia on September 17, 2014 at 04:40 PM

    Hi Greg,

     

    For additional information you can also style your button like this:

    <a style="border: 2px solid #a1a1a1; padding: 10px 40px; background: #dddddd; width: 200px; border-radius: 25px;" target="_blank" href="http://form.jotform.me/form/42595693205461" rel="nofollow" >Return to Home Page</a>"href" must be equal to your home page.

    For your reference.http://form.jotform.me/form/42595693205461

    If you need any further assistance on this, please let us know

    thank you and have a great day.

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    Answered by GregFoster on September 17, 2014 at 06:41 PM

    Hi,

    Thanks for your help. I've tried the above solution and instead of directing the user back to the form, it opens the form address in a tab in Safari.

     

    Any ideas?

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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on September 17, 2014 at 08:23 PM


    You just take this line out to avoid opening the form in another tab

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    Answered by GregFoster on September 17, 2014 at 08:29 PM

    Hi,

     

    I changed _blank to _self right off the bat (knowing I didn't want a new window) but the link still opens up the safari browser and opens the link in a new tab.

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    Answered by jedcadorna on September 18, 2014 at 12:24 AM

    Try to configure your safari settings by choosing 'Never' to open link in a new tab. Maybe your browser is set to 'Always' or 'Automatically' and might be overriding the _blank or _self syntax.

    Go to Preferences > Tabs

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    Answered by Nick  on January 26, 2015 at 02:25 PM

    I have a form and have it embedded (using the source option) in an internal website that I built.  Is there a way to redirect a user to an internal page?  I understand that there is an option to define a custom URL, but my URL would be "page.html" not "www.website.com/page.html".