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    How can I limit the number of times an option can be selected on a form?

    Asked by aturman on March 14, 2016 at 01:08 PM
    checked how limit the number
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    Answered by Ben on March 14, 2016 at 01:40 PM

    Can you please tell us more details in regards to your question?

    I can only presume that you are looking to have the form filled out for a limited amount of time and if that time runs out the form can no longer be submitted - or something similar to the same?

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    Answered by aturman on March 14, 2016 at 01:52 PM

    If I have a form that has the option of choosing A or B. Can I limit the number of time "A" is chosen overall? Say I only want "A' to be able to be chosen a max of 50 times. The result would be that the person answering the jot form would not be able to click on A if they were the 51st person or it would have a message saying "class full" or something like that.  

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    Answered by Ben on March 14, 2016 at 02:21 PM

    Thank you for the additional details. I understand what you mean and yes, it is possible to do.

    The way to do it however is through a widget.

    There are few widgets that have this, but based on what you have mentioned I am under the impression that one person can select the same option only once - for one submission - and that there is no need for quantity, in which case the following widgets would work best: Appointment Slots and Ticket Purchases - Form Widgets

    You can add them to your form by following the steps here: How to Add a Widget to your Form