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    Update Secondary Submission on Form Submission

    Asked by johnfleischauer on February 11, 2016 at 11:16 AM

    I'm in the process of setting up an internal application form, and part of the application is requiring the employee's manager's approval. I have it set up so completing the form triggers an email with a link to a secondary approval form to the manager, but I'd like to be able to update a field on the original application form with the manager's approval automatically when it's submitted rather than keeping up with applications and approvals separately. Is there any way to accomplish this?

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    Answered by Kevin_G on February 11, 2016 at 01:25 PM

    If I can understand you correctly, you are using two different forms, and you are looking for a way to use only one.

    I think this could be possible by using conditions, you may add a text field where your manager should enter a code, something that only he/she will have, you should provide this code and then show a check box or radio button to approve the submissions, take a look on this guide to get detailed info about conditions: http://www.jotform.com/help/57-Smart-Forms-Using-Conditional-Logic

    This guide may help you as well: http://www.jotform.com/help/316-How-to-show-or-hide-a-field-in-the-form-based-on-the-other-field-input-or-selection