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    How can we create a field that when clicked it is populated with the current time for start and finish fields on production time for a specific job?

    Asked by SFMM_CIA on August 07, 2015 at 02:36 PM

    Please see attached file and URL

     

    Where it says "Time Worked" need it to be a 'Start Time' and 'End Time'

     

    Thank you!

    Page URL:
    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/52178261493964

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    populated manual timer populate time
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    Answered by jonathan on August 07, 2015 at 03:55 PM

    As is now, most the available Timer widgets do start on form load.

    A workaround I think that can work to your requirement is to load the form only when you need to start the session.

    You can use 2 forms to do this. The first form will be the intro form which when submitted will redirect to the session form. The redirection can be done by assigning the 2nd form URL as the custom URL Thank You page of the intro form.

    User guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/211-Setting-Up-the-Thank-You-Page

    The Thank You Page Redirect URL of the 1st form should point to the URL of the 2nd form.

    What happens now is, when 1st form is submitted, the 2nd form will load.. and session Timer will start.

    Please test submit this demo form http://form.jotformpro.com/form/52186331478964?

    You should see the main form after submitting the form. The Total Time is recorded also using the Fancy Timer Widget.

    Hope this help. Tell us if you need further assistance.

    Thanks.