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    Data download for multiple forms embedded with iframe embed?

    Asked by SunbridgeInstitute on December 15, 2015 at 01:24 PM

    My form is starting to get really complicated and I'm thinking about splitting it up into multiple forms, and then using the Iframe Embed widget to combine them all into one primary form.

    I'm just wondering what the impact will be on data download.

    I usually like to collect all of my registrants and their information one big spreadsheet, downloaded directly from my registration form in JotForm. If I make multiple forms, will the data be collected separately--separate data for each separate form? Or will everything collected in the primary form be downloadable from that primary form?

    I hope this question makes sense!

    Thank you!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on December 15, 2015 at 01:38 PM


    Loading multiple forms into a single forms using iFrames does not allow for the forms to interact.  They are still separate forms within their own frames.  If you submit one of the iFrame embedded forms, it would be the same as submitting that form by itself.  The data is collected for that single form and stored only in that form.  The main form that the other forms would be embedded to would not receive any of the data submitted through the other forms. 

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    Answered by SunbridgeInstitute on December 15, 2015 at 01:53 PM

    Thank you so much. This kind of functionality actually helps in my case, so thank you for the clear answer.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on December 15, 2015 at 01:56 PM

    You are very welcome.  If there is anything else we can help with, just let us know.