Is there an easy way of duplicating a whole set of fields within the same form?

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    Asked on January 27, 2016 at 05:58 AM

    My form is for users to evaluate if their financial documents meet the requirements for a visa application. They might have a number of different financial documents, e.g. 2 separate bank statements, 1 bank letter and a loan letter. Individually they might not meet the requirements but combined they might.


    The user would have to check each document individually to ensure it meets the formal requirements and the funds of each document checked would be added together to check if they are at least the amount of the total required funds.


    Scenario: user checks first document which meets all the formal requirements but hasn't got sufficient funds. This would trigger the question: do you have any further financial evidence? If not, they will get a message telling them they cannot proceed. If yes, they can then do the same check again for their second (and third/forth..) document until the combined funds are enough. The questions for the second and any following piece of evidence will be exactly the same as the ones for the first piece of evidence but I need to find a way of adding up the final amounts, so cannot just direct them back through the same loop if that makes sense.


    So I thought I could just duplicate the fields for each piece of evidence but this would a)make the form very big and b)would be extremely time consuming as there are a lot of fields.


    Is there an easy way round this how applicants can go through the same questions multiple times to assess different documents whilst being able to add up the financial value of each document? Sorry if this is not very clear...maybe a look on my form will make my query easier to understand.


    thank you for your time - by the way, I think jotform is amazing and I cannot wait to finally trial the form when all the last bits are ironed out.


    Thanks, Tamara



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    Answered on January 27, 2016 at 06:58 AM

    I actually worked out how to do it (manage multiple form fields) but not sure if it is a feasible solution - when I try to copy all the fields to the end of the form, the form just freezes, I wonder if it makes the form just simply too big? If the form can't cope with that number of fields, is there any other way round this? thank you in advance

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    Answered on January 27, 2016 at 10:46 AM

    I've tested your form and I am not able to reproduce freezing on your form. It works fine on my side.

    Unfortunately, I couldn't understand your issue. If you provide us your issue with an example we can assist more properly.

    We will wait your response.