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    How can I populate a voting form automatically

    Asked by VanDerPlasGallery on October 19, 2015 at 05:31 PM

    Hi, I've seen a few similar enquiries but not the right solution in your forums! So forgive the potential redundancy...

    I'm working for a gallery that is holding a call for work. We used Jot Form to create the submission form. The collected applications have images and data and are now even stored nicely on google drive. Perfect, yay!

    Now for step 2, I want to take *some* of that data and make the equivalent of an HTML table listing report -ideally with thumbnail(s) - and add voting functionality to it. Here is a concept of what the fields would be:


    Applicant Name, (IMG01), (IMG02), (IMG03), input rating 1 -10


    There are five jurors. Ideally each would be able to log in, scroll through, check out the images and give them a rating. And the form would tell me which applicants scored the highest. :)

    I have 400 entries, so it's pretty important that adding the data be an automated process.


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    Answered by aytekin on October 20, 2015 at 01:43 AM

    That's an interesting problem. Unfortunately, the only solution I can think of involves using the JotForm API to create your form with the fields you want. But, that would require help from a programmer. 

    A more crude solution is to simply list all of the results on a JotForm HTML Table Report and then ask the judges to pick the best ones they like and then vote for them on another form you create. 



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    Answered by eKo  on October 20, 2015 at 09:18 PM

    Thanks! Related -

    Is there a way I can combine the results of more than one form when building the report? In other words, we had 2 submission "types", and a form for each one.  I want to be able to see all the submissions in one form, ideally though...
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    Answered by Ben on October 21, 2015 at 04:14 AM

    While it does seem related, the subject is a bit different so we prefer to have a different thread for it to avoid any confusion.

    As such I have moved your post to a new thread here http://www.jotform.com/answers/686208 where we will be replying back to you shortly.