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    Jotform embed: Embed a jotform within another jotform

    Asked by somdvbc on October 02, 2014 at 07:49 PM

    How do I have someone completing one form, hit a button that opens up a pop-up window where they fill out and submit another form and upon submission that form closes and they are back within the original form.

    another form one form embed jotform iFrame embed jotform from within
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 03, 2014 at 03:16 AM

    Hello somdvbc,

    If you want to open a second form within the first form, you should add a hyperlink of your second form. Please check the screenshot below on how to add a hyperlink URL of your form:

    You need to add a "Text" field in your form and than add the hyperlink URL of your second form.

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by somdvbc on October 05, 2014 at 01:27 AM

    I have my two forms built, and I can hyperlink into the second form onto a separate webpage, what I would like is when I hit submit on that second form, you get taken back into the first form.  Is that possible. 

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    Answered by Ben on October 05, 2014 at 06:22 AM

    Hi,

    what I would like is when I hit submit on that second form, you get taken back into the first form.

    Yes that is possible, by changing the "Thank You page" to link back to the original jotform.

    Now I presume that you would like to have people come to your jotform, then be taken to that other jotform while the current jotform is still open, followed by return to the tab where the first jotform was open?

    hit a button that opens up a pop-up window where they fill out and submit another form

    Now if you just want to have some other jotform load in the first jotform (and do not need any of its data to be transferred back) then I would suggest using iFrame embed widget and a condition to show it with your jotform when certain conditions are met.

    While it is not possible to set it up as a popup we might be able to help you to show it in a similar manner.

    Do let us know which option you would like to use and we will be able to provide you with further assistance.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by Mo Davis on October 05, 2014 at 07:01 AM

    Your presumption on what I am looking for is correctand I dont care which option.  Whichever is easiest.   I tried the Iframe Embed but was a bit confused on using it.  It looked like that Iframe widget was what I needed but just couldnt figure out what size values to insert so when I put it into my form, nothing occured  Any help you can provide will be helpful.  

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    Answered by Ben on October 05, 2014 at 07:10 AM

    Hi Mo,

    Great, we will help you setting it up. Can you please tell us which 2 jotforms you would like to have 'changed'? I would suggest placing the iFrame in one of the jotforms where you want it to be shown and then we can take a look at it and offer our suggestions.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by somdvbc on October 05, 2014 at 08:24 PM

    The form I want within the Iframe is the SOMDVBC Parent Player Participation form.  I have placed the widget within the Clone of SOMDVBC Registration form where I want it.  The following is the URL to the Parent player form on my website.

     

    http://www.somdvbc.com/registration/forms/?logout=1

     

     

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 05, 2014 at 11:45 PM

    Hello somdvbc,

    I did check your form "Clone of SOMDVBC Registration form" but could not find any iFrame widget added.

    You message has anyway reached my colleague @Ben. He will get back to you if he has additional question.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by somdvbc on October 06, 2014 at 09:11 AM

    It would be nice if there was a more intuitive way to get a task accomplished/resolved. This is a rather painful (and long) process of sending one paragraph back and forth with multiple people.  I like Jot form, but the customer support process is driving me crazy.   Please help with resolution.   

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    Answered by Ben on October 06, 2014 at 11:22 AM

    Hi Mo,

    OPTION 1:

    I have tried several options and I think that this is by far the best approach in terms of usability for your users http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42783637147968

    The reason for it is that you will get both of your jotforms completed and in the same time the process is easy on them.

    I have created several other attempts to style the iframe and Text widgets in order to display the form as popup, but needless to say it would be too complicated for your users to do any tweaks if a need arises, in order to get the new form to hide again.

    If we give them a link to another jotform, you can not be sure if they have filled it out or not, just notify them that if they do not go there and fill it out, that their submission would be discarded, which I do not think is an option your would prefer, however we can do something similar, which is done in the option 2 bellow.

    Now to set it up as I did using iFrame widget. Go to iFrame widget and then open its wizard (magic wand that appears when you go over it):

    It would be nice if there was a more intuitive way to get a task accomplished/resolved. This is a rather painful (and long) process of sending one paragraph back and forth with multiple people.  I like Jot form, but the customer support process is driving me crazy.

    I am sorry about that, the reason for that is that all of us know many things, but someone always knows a bit more of something that others do so having multiple agents on one thread is the best way to offer you faster support and better insight into the issue.

    OPTION 2:

    Now, regarding the other possibility that I have mentioned, it would require your jotforms to be set for the users to be able to continue working on them later, so that they can open another form from within the first one and then get back to it, with certain values filled out..

    Required:

    How to Save Forms to Continue Later

    Setting Up the Thank You Page

    Prepopulating fields to your JotForm via URL parameters

    This is the jotform in question set with this option. Please take a look at it and see which of the two you prefer and we will guide you through the steps of recreating them.

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42783981557975

    Looking forward to your response and please, fill free to enter any values into the jotforms, you will need to submit the second one to go back to the first one and be able to complete it.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by somdvbc on October 06, 2014 at 12:00 PM

    Ben:

    Thank you, both of these options are viable and exactly what I am looking for,  Option 1 is what I would like to go with as I agree with your synopsis of keeping them on the same page.  

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    Answered by Ben on October 06, 2014 at 12:21 PM

    Hi Mo,

    Great :)

    OK, I will then write here how I set it up for option 1 so that it is easier to follow.

    Since you already have the iFrame embed widget on your jotform you should click on it and then on its Wizard button (the magic wand)

    Once the Wizard is open you should fill out the URL field with the link to your other jotform - the jotform that we want to load in.

    And we set its height and width.

    I think that the values I used looked nice, but feel free to change them to your liking

    After that just mark it as required on your toolbar like so:

    Do let us know if you have any further questions.

    Also, this is not relevant to this thread, but I wanted to suggest a widget:

    http://widgets.jotform.com/app/initials

    http://widgets.jotform.com/app/docusign

    http://widgets.jotform.com/app/sigplus

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by somdvbc on October 06, 2014 at 05:55 PM

    Thank you...your solution worked well.  

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    Answered by SamLogTech on July 13, 2016 at 04:37 PM

    Thank you Ben! This was very helpful and I was able to implement it myself!