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    How to set up a quote jotform

    Asked by merp on October 13, 2014 at 11:38 AM

    Hi,

    We're wanting to take our current "Quote Form" to the next level in hopes to make it more automated and complex for capturing information and preparing an invoice.

    We're currently getting requests through our basic form for our product, the Mobile Emergency Response Plan, but we want to make the process more automated so that there isn't so much manual work to put information into invoices and quotes. 

    Here is what we'd like the process to be:

    Step 1) Fill out personal information and school district, then be able to click "NEXT" to go to the second page. (That information is then sent to our email)

    Step 2) Be able to choose the right plan, then they have 2 options: "Yes, Get A Quote" or "No, Not at This Time." If they choose "no," the information still gets sent to our email. If they choose "Yes," we want the information to automatically fill into a quote form (similar to an invoice) that is sent to them so they can process for payment.

    I did some research, but haven't set up a form this complex so I wanted to reach out to see if all these functionalities are possible with JotForm.

    Thanks!

     

    Page URL:
    http://www.mobileemergencyresponseplan.com/get-a-quote/

    JotForm Mobile automated
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on October 13, 2014 at 02:07 PM

    It seems that your requirement is achievable. Since, you need the information sent to your email irrespective of choosing to get a quote or not, setting up a notification can help you.

    If the invoice is just the content to be displayed along with the captured information to send to the customer, we can create a Form Auto-responder and customize it. This email can be sent to the customer only if he chooses to get a quote by setting the condition from Conditions Wizard.

    If you can share us with the invoice template, we will take a look and see if we can help you as possible we can. Please let us know if you have any other questions. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by merp on October 14, 2014 at 09:40 AM

    Hi Kiran,

    Thanks for your help on this!

    I have attached an image of what we'd like displayed on the invoice that's sent to the client. I'll look into the first steps that you mentioned above. Let me know if you should need anything else or if you have any questions for me.

    Thanks again!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on October 14, 2014 at 11:13 AM

    Please allow us some time to look this over and see what we can come up with.

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    Answered by merp on October 14, 2014 at 11:25 AM

    Thanks! Let me know if you need more information or anything else from me.

     

    -Josh

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    Answered by KadeJM on October 14, 2014 at 11:51 AM

    I took some time just now and have devised a similar formatting set up using the template tools we have at hand to generate a close appearance. The only problem though is that some it still retains the table format instead of what you have in your image so I'm not sure if that would be okay or not.

    For quote number I think your best bet would be to use our platform to generate a unique id which can be placed there.

    I will take some more time and get back to you after I try to clean this up more. It will likely take some further time using the HTML Formatting instead though if possible.

    I've named it Merp Quote 2 on this test form here - http://form.jotform.us/form/42864234742154 

     

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    Answered by merp on October 16, 2014 at 02:26 PM

    Thanks for the help on this, Kade! I've been working on the new form to better suit the new functionalities. Can you import the invoice template into that so I can look into it?

    Also,

    not sure if this would be too advanced, but we have an options for "More than 5001 employees" which is $1.25 per employee. Is it possible to set it up so that if someone fills in a number more that 5001, it automatically adds the cost up?

    Thanks again for you help! Much, much appreciated!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on October 16, 2014 at 03:57 PM

    I believe that you are referring to Clone of Order Form when you say new form. As requested, I've imported the invoice template to your new form as an autoresponder and named it as MERP Quote 2. It seems Kade is still working on a possible solution for this. As soon as he figured out something with the solution, you'll be updated here.

    I've moved your other question with calculation to a new thread and shall be addressed there.

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/444581

    Please let us know if you have any questions.

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    Answered by merp on October 24, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    Hi Kiran, thanks again for you help on all of this! You're correct, I was referring to the Clone of Order Form. Please let me know when Kade has an update on the invoice and we should be close to getting this all wrapped up! I appreciate the help and great support you guys have provided.

    -Josh

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    Answered by Kiran on October 24, 2014 at 01:13 PM

    Sure. We'll get back to you at the earliest with a possible solution. Thank you for your patience.

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    Answered by merp on November 04, 2014 at 01:29 PM

    Hi Kiran,

    Our form "Clone of Order Form" is all set with the fields and pricing updated. All we need now is a way to make the fields auto fill into an invoice when the user clicks "Get A Quote."

    Let me know if we can utilize what Kade has already started working on.

    Thanks again!

    -Josh

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on November 04, 2014 at 01:49 PM

    Great!! Sorry for the delay. Let me check it out and see what best I can do for you in this regard. I'll get back to you on this as soon as possible.

    Thank you for your patience.

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    Answered by merp on November 04, 2014 at 02:16 PM

    Thanks. All we really need now is for the Total cost to appear on the invoice along with a unique quote number.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on November 04, 2014 at 04:16 PM

    Please accept my apologies for not getting back to you about this issue previously. I had been working on a template but had to scrap it because I ran into an issue when I was testing it. It should have worked since it was just plain html but I must have made a mistake on it. So I am very sorry about that as it was the reason for my delayed response time.

    Anyhow, to add in your total and your quote number you just need to go into your notification and look inside the form field box on the righthand side then click on the Quote Number to get it's tag as well as your Total cost. If you click in the spots you want them to go in the template once you click on the coinciding field it will be placed there automatically. This will put your form data there.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on November 04, 2014 at 11:53 PM

    I've modified your JotForm and the template provided by our colleague a little so that the fields are autocalculated. 

    Please see the demo JotForm here :

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/43075173135955?

    Here are the modifications made : 

    1. Added Auto Increment value for generating quote number

    2. Added few other hidden fields for calculating 1 year and 3 year costs

    3. Added two quote responders since 5000+ users calculation fields vary from the other

    Please check the JotForm to see if it works for you. You may also clone this JotForm to your account for making any modifications.

    Please get back to us if you have any other questions. We will be happy to help.

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    Answered by merp on November 05, 2014 at 09:18 AM

    Thanks for the extra work on this Kiran! Looks like we're just about there! I'm making some final adjustments. 

    When someone clicks "Get A Quote" and the email invoice comes through, is there a way to make that printable as well?

    Thanks again guys!

    -Josh

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on November 05, 2014 at 09:55 AM

    It seems Kiran was able to fix some previous flaws so I'm happy to see this worked out to your advantage then and you're very welcome.

    For your follow-up question asking about printing I've moved that to a new thread here.

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    Answered by merp on November 05, 2014 at 02:05 PM

    Kiran, I copied the form over but something didn't seem to translate the same. I believe the conditions are off some how. When I tested your form, everything came through great. But when I copied it over, the total cost conditions didn't work right.

    Can you take a look and see what's different?

    http://www.jotform.com//?formID=43085297181964

    Thanks. We're so close on this!

     

    -Josh

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    Answered by Ben on November 05, 2014 at 03:20 PM

    Hi Josh,

    You have added a new condition to your jotform which is causing the Total Cost Per Year field to be shown when you select 0-100 users and for over 5001 users, while it should only show up for over 5001 users.

    Removing this condition will help you to have it working properly once again.

    You can see a clone of your jotform with this condition removed here: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/43085727647969

    Do let us know if you have any further questions.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by merp on November 06, 2014 at 11:18 AM

    Thanks Ben, is it possible to separate the actions of 2 Submit buttons? We'd like "Get A Quote" to send them the invoice, and the "No, not at this time" button to send us an email with the information they filled out.

    Thanks,

     

    -Josh

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    Answered by Ben on November 06, 2014 at 11:33 AM

    Hi Josh,

    This can be done with a help of some additional conditions and email setup and for this reason I have moved your question to a new thread that you can find here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/455228

    Please leave future responses in regards to this setup there and we will be shortly answering you there as well.

    Best Regards,
    Ben

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    Answered by merp on November 06, 2014 at 11:49 AM

    Got it. Thanks Ben. I'm still having some trouble getting this all wrapped up. I've cloned the form that Kiran put together (which worked great), but when cloned and tested, the emails aren't coming through and some conditions got jumbled up.

    Please see here:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/43094526629966

    I cloned it over, but did not make any changes.

     

    Here's the original that Kiran put together:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/43075173135955?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on November 06, 2014 at 12:32 PM

    I see that the sender Name and Email, Recipient Email is not selected with appropriate options/fields which is causing email issues. Please fill in the necessary information in the fields required to receive emails.

    And I see that some actions from the of having more than 5001 users are removed.

    I've added these actions back in your JotForm. This condition should be working fine now.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by merp on November 06, 2014 at 03:03 PM

    I filled in the email fields, but it still doesn't seem to be working....any ideas why it's not coming through?

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    Answered by merp on November 06, 2014 at 03:58 PM

    Please disregard the last message. I had to edit the conditions and figured it out!

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    Answered by Ben on November 06, 2014 at 04:50 PM

    Hi,

    Great to hear that you got it to work.

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

    Best Regards,
    Ben