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    Automated registration date? Possible? or Impossible?

    Asked by NinoJustino on October 16, 2011 at 12:41 PM


    Imagine having an event where people can choose from multiple dates!

    There is only one problem...

    Let me explain:
    Lets say i have an event on monday, thursday and friday.

    My signup form would look something like this:

    Wich day do you want to attend? (Checkmark one day)
    Monday    []  (8 spots left)
    Thursday  []  (3 spots left)
    Friday      []   (6 Spots left)

    Now the problem would be that after someone signs up for lets say Friday, i would have to go into jotform and manualy change "spots left" from 6 to 5.
    Wouldn't it be awesome if this was automated? Someone picks a date and "boooom" the values for the next person to sign up changes automagicly.. He would now see a realtime spot availability.
    Even better: When a "spot availability" reaches zero, this day or date wil be removed from the form..

    All i have to do now is 1.create the form 2.create a autorespond message to conform their date 3. sit back relax and make sure my event Rocksss.. 3step simplicity right there (even Apple would be jealous)

    How sweet would that be??

    I don't know if this is possible, but if it's not available yet, then what are you guys waiting for?

    Jotform is a timesaver for me, and if this little trick would be possible also.... Oeeee weeee, I would be using Jotform for my entire business...

    I really hope this is already possible and that i am overlooking some option, otherwise i really really really hope you guys can figure a way to make this happen.

    I will hear from you.





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    Answered by allanftd on October 16, 2011 at 03:32 PM

    Hi Nino,

    Thank you for the nice comments and we are glad that JotForm is making your form building tasks a lot easier and bearable.

    I recall my colleague at JotForm Support created a form that might be the answer to your concern - http://www.jotform.com/form/11311631259.

    Please test drive it and let us know if this workaround is acceptable to you. Have fun using JotForm!



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    Answered by NinoJustino on October 16, 2011 at 03:39 PM

    Hi Allan,

    I don't really know if i understand the form you posted above.
    It is a product order form?


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    Answered by allanftd on October 16, 2011 at 03:59 PM

    Hi Nino,

    Sorry about that. What I meant to show you was the counter below the form. This counter shows the total number of submissions received through that form. On second thought, I don't think this is what you're looking for. I believe you need is the reverse (counting backwards up to zero). Sorry but I don;t think this is possible with JotForm at this time.

    Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you and have fun using JotForm!