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    How to allow users to add multiple entries?

    Asked by VCchamber on March 14, 2016 at 06:04 PM

    I have been playing around with the conditions and I can't seem to find what I'm looking for. I am creating an RSVP form and have a "Number Attending" field. Based on the number they type in, I would like that many "Name" & "Dinner Choice" fields to pop up. 


    For example, if they type in 3 under "Number Attending", I would like 3 "Name" & 3 "Dinner Choice" fields to pop up, that way we know what food each individual wants.


    I have tried creating multiple Show/Hide fields under conditions, but can't seem to make any work.


    Thanks for any help!



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    Answered by Kevin_G on March 14, 2016 at 06:25 PM

    You will need to add multiple fields, as you have two fields for each person you will need to add two fields more for each number entered, for example, if your users enter 5 in the field "Number attending", then you will need to add 2 field X 5 persons = 10 field, one for name and one for dinner choice.


    It could be a bit hard to add a condition for each number of persons, considering that the max number of persons that can be entered is unknown, I would suggest you to use configurable list widget instead, it will allow you to add an undefined number of fields on your form: http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/configurable_list

    This guide will help you to add the widget to your form: http://www.jotform.com/help/252-How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-your-Form

    And this one will help you to get more details about this widget: http://www.jotform.com/help/282-How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget

    You may also find other widgets that allow to add multiple entries on your form by clicking on this link: http://widgets.jotform.com/category/multiple_entries

    Hope this helps.