What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


  • Profile Image

    Date Sorting

    Asked by PPDevents on January 05, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    I have a problem with sorting by date.  It will sort correctly by date the form was submitted.  However, I also have a field for sorting by date an event will take place.  You will see in the screen shot that they are sorted incorrectly: Jan, Mar, Jan, ...   Also, it does not take the year into account; so Dec 2011 will sort right in with the 2012 events.

    Any ideas for fixing this?

    Thanks.

    Jason

    Page URL:
    http://form.jotform.com/form/12980039378

    Screenshot
  • Profile Image
    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on January 05, 2012 at 11:23 AM

    Something appears to be amiss with the sorting feature of that form. Compare the following screen shots:

    When I went into your submission records and tried to sort the date, a shruken sort box popped up:


    Normally, the box should look like this:

    Is the first box what you are seeing as well or is this just occurring on my end?

  • Profile Image

    Answered by PPDevents on January 09, 2012 at 05:30 PM

    Thanks for the reply.  My box looks like the second one pictured: Sort Ascending, Sort Descending, Columns.

    Jason

  • Profile Image
    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on January 09, 2012 at 07:09 PM

    I have created a ticket to our developers about this bug.

    We will update this thread once the new information will be available.

    Thank you for cooperation.