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    Total % of answers for each question: casting votes

    Asked by KUPSL on September 09, 2015 at 03:58 PM

    Our organization will be hosting an art show soon and I'd like to create a form to cast votes; with each each of our categories with their respective submissions under them.

    Is there a way, that once the voting is called to an end, that a grand total tally is automatically calculated for each answer so that we can quickly figure out the winners from each category?

    I quickly searched the Forum and found (http://www.jotform.com/answers/37538-Showing-TALLY-s)

    I tested what I read on that thread on a shorter voting form; but only the first 2 questions were pulled, I have at least 1 other multiple choice question that I think it should have pulled.

    Am I doing something wrong?


    Thank you in advance :-)

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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on September 09, 2015 at 08:55 PM

    I think this app might serve for your purposes



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    Answered by KUPSL on September 10, 2015 at 08:47 AM

    But it asks for me to input the correct answers. No answer would be correct. It's a vote. Would this app still work?


    update: I just tested it twice with dummy text and "voted" --- it does nothing for the results I am looking for.  Thank you anyways.

    Any other ideas though?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on September 10, 2015 at 11:49 AM

    For the vote purpose, you should use the Visual Reporthttps://www.jotform.com/help/187-How-to-Create-a-Visual-Report-with-your-Form-Submissions

    You will see  only two chart  questions, to add additional question you need to expand  your page or shrink existing charts in order to create space for more charts.

    Then, click on Chart icon, it will add new chart to your form, it will have default value of the first question. You can change question by clicking on property of chart and selecting other question.

    Let us know if you have more questions, we will be glad to assist you.

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    Answered by KUPSL on September 10, 2015 at 12:21 PM

    ahhh.... gotchya!  Well this seems like this will do it then.  Won't know for certain until I have all my real data; but with my testing data, looks very promising :-)

    Thank you BDAVID



    When you save the Report, as you get more results, will it update, or will you need to do a new report?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on September 10, 2015 at 01:55 PM

    You are welcome! The report will automatically update.

    Load this Visual Report: http://www.jotform.com/report/41976781193063

     Then submit this form test: http://form.jotform.co/form/41976790123864

    Refresh the visual report page, you will see the update.