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    Form Column is only available when form fields are shrinked.

    Asked by grade4pagasa on October 14, 2015 at 01:26 AM

    hi everyone. 

    i think this is the default state of the column layout checkbox & spinner in the form designer. 

    JotForm Support Charlie gave the same answer as Egeg for the similar ticket i opened on October 01, 2015 at 09:46 AM:

    "Hi there, Form Columns option is only shown when there is a shrink'ed field in the form currently."

    suggestions on how to remedy this: 

    * create a user guide tackling this (none available @ the user guide pages)

    * let the column checkbox & spinner be made available as the default state (Feature Request)

    - reason for the feature request: these are the numerous steps currently needed to be done for the column checkbox to appear: 

    1. create fields

    2. shrink 1 or 2 fields

    3. click form designer icon

    4. click form layout tab

    5. tick the Enable Form Columns checkbox (the number of columns spinner won't appear yet)

    6. save the changes in form designer (still, the number of columns spinner won't appear yet)

    7. click the close button to exit form designer 

    8. click the form designer icon again

    9. click Form Layout tab

    10. the Number of Columns spinner is now visible - select preferred option

    11. click save icon

    12. click close button. (then the column layout changes will be seen)

    hoping for your consideration on this feature request.


    - Randy

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    Answered by Sammy on October 14, 2015 at 08:47 AM

    Hello Randy,

    Thank you for your suggestions and clear explanations.

    A user guide detailing the process of using columns in a form will be created.

    I will let you know once this is done.