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    Is it possible to have auto tab to next field?

    Asked by awcbn on March 16, 2016 at 04:02 PM
    Question 3: Is it possible to have auto tab to next field?
    tab auto tab next field
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    Answered by BJoanna on March 16, 2016 at 04:20 PM

    If you want to go to next field, to enter a data on your form, you can achieve that by clicking on "Tab" button on your keyboard.

    If I did not understood your question correctly, please explain in more details what are you trying to achieve.  

    Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions. 

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    Answered by awcbn on March 16, 2016 at 04:46 PM
    You did not answer my question as asked.
    We prefer an “auto tab” on forms. When you finish a phone number for example, it will automatically tab to the next field (area code) (first three) (last four) so the user doesn’t have to use the tab key.
    I know, I know, it’s a little lazy, but a nice feature.
    Ashley
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    Answered by Ben on March 16, 2016 at 05:50 PM

    Actually Ashley, that would not be possible directly, but you could achieve that by using input mask on a textbox field.

    That way, the entire phone number would be within a single box and it would "auto tab" to the next field and would require the input in the desired layout that you set.

    For example if the phone number that you are expecting to get is 123 (as area code) and 456-7890 as the phone line, and next to this wish to have the area code within the brackets and a minus between the second two sets of values, your input mask would look like this:

    (###) ###-####

    Basically all entry places marked with # indicate a place where you expect a number to be added.

    This is a quick demo code showing this in action: https://form.jotform.com/60757194145965