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Why does my form look one way on the screen and another in the preview?Asked by lrobinson on December 01, 2014 at 12:23 PM
Why does my form look one way on the screen when I am working on it (yellow background) and different when I see the preview or embed it?
I am sure it is a simple matter of settings, but I am not sure what I have done.
Could you please tell us what is the jotform that you are having issues with and if only the background is different?
I would also need to ask if you were working on it in Form Designer or Form Builder (designer being that icon with little beta on it).
Ben, The link is http://www.jotform.com//?formID=43114313015134. It is the grant application form. I think i worked on it from both the designer and builder which could be part of my problem.
Another question or two:This is the first form I have designed with you all and I am still learning, as you can tell. I had a lot of required items, but realized that a potential applicant could not see the whole form without filling it out. So I took the required buttons off. I would like them to be able to see the whole thing before they start answering questions. Was that the only way to do it?
Can I possibly pay for one of you to review the form and make suggestions?
I was able to see what you meant on your jotform http://www.jotform.us/form/43114313015134
To fix, please use again the Form Designer and assign the background color code #FCED44
in the Color Scheme property
the live/preview form should now use the same color.
Please inform us if still not working.
We will answer your other question on this thread http://www.jotform.com/answers/467584