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    Is it possible to make a form Randomly Assign a Letter Group?

    Asked by uonsusocs on August 24, 2015 at 11:51 AM


    I am currently creating a form for students, however would like a random letter to be assigned when people submit the form.

    For example, when someone submits a form there would be a section within their form confirmation which says.. you are in.. Group: B (varying from Group A-D).

    This is also something which we'll able to see our end as a way to automatically assign students into groups.

    Many Thanks

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    Answered by KadeJM on August 24, 2015 at 02:08 PM

    To my understanding you are looking for a way to have a jotform that can randomly assign students to a group based on a letter.

    This possible on an A-Z scale using our Random Value Generator Widget.

    Please see the example form I have put together for you below. I've made the assigned group show up on the thank you page intentionally so that you could see every time you submit the value is randomly assigned on a single letter scale of A through Z. You may clone it if you wish.

    Example Form: http://form.jotform.us/form/52355067981159? 


    Here's the Settings I have assigned to the Widget to create the above workflow you requested.

    Lastly, I used injected css with to hide the widget from being displayed on the form since the default hide included in the widget wasn't enough.

    CSS Code:

    #id_1 {display: none}

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    Answered by uonsusocs on August 25, 2015 at 07:01 AM

    That's brilliant thank you.

    Do you know if it would be possible to only have this range from A-D instead of using the full alphabet?

    Many thanks, appreciate your help!

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    Answered by Sammy on August 25, 2015 at 08:48 AM

    On behalf of my colleague, you are most welcome.

    Its currently not possible to restrict the range of the letters in the widget