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    rules of thumb for selecting / adjustiung proper form width

    Asked by depotlawncare on July 04, 2015 at 05:32 PM

    Hello, I have begun to imbed one form into another using the iframe embed widget. 


    However I am having a lot of issues with one form displaying correctly in the other as the widths seem to have issues. 


    I am trying to manually go into the properties section and adjust the width sizes up and down to them to load properly without needed to use the scroll bars to drag left and right, up and down etc. 


    WHat is the correct rule of thumb to choose sizes, widths, etc and then what is the correct rule of thumb for inserting them so that they display well most of the time without a ton of constant adjustment. 


    Is embeding one form into another form the way to connect 2 forms into one. 

    This is the reason I am doing this. 


    I am making small fragments of forms as individual models.  And then embedding them together so they work as a group.  


    is there a more clean way to connect one form to another? 


    I am trying to build a chain, or hierarchy of forms so each fragment form can be edited, used, or reused independently of the whole main form. 


    1) Let  me know your thoughts on both the proper way to resize and set the widths for the embedding, 

    2) and if this embedding is even the best way for me to go about linking these forms together.  







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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on July 05, 2015 at 01:06 AM

    Please keep in mind that each form works independently. When you submit the main form, the embedded form data will not be carried over. Unless there is a submit button on the embedded form where users are required to click, that's fine. But like I said, you can't connect forms by embedding them and capture all of its data by submitting the main form. That's not possible.

    I would suggest to place a link of the forms there instead or use the form URL and set it as the thank you URL of the main form. So when the user submits the main form, they will be redirected to the 2nd form. 

    About the height of embedded form, you have to embed the form using its script embed code so its height changes automatically depending on the length of the page. However, since script embed is not possible in the form builder, you may implement that on your form source code. http://www.jotform.com/help/104-How-to-get-the-Full-Source-Code-of-your-Form

    Do let us know if you have more questions.