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    How do I create a table of text areas?

    Asked by T4L_Admin on May 09, 2016 at 12:58 AM

    I am looking at adding a table of text areas like the image attached. Is there anyway i can do this using jotform?


    Thanks in advance.

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    Answered by Charlie on May 09, 2016 at 04:21 AM

    Unfortunately, it is not possible.

    If you want to add text areas that ask input from your users, you can do that by using the default "Text area" fields found under the "Basic Fields":


    The text area field allows you to set a hint example, and you can also switch from plain text editor to a rich text editor, that will allow you users to format there text:


    Unfortunately, you cannot add them on a table, although it is possible to format them in one line, you can check this guide on how to position your fields in your form: https://www.jotform.com/help/328-How-to-Position-Fields-in-JotForm 


    You can also try using the matrix field, it gives you a table like format and allows you to ask inputs from your users, however, it doesn't have a textarea field.


    Another advance field that you can try is the Configurable list widget, it allows your users to add multiple entries with different inputs, it's in a table like format. You can format it and set a minimum number of rows to make it look like a fixed table: https://www.jotform.com/help/282-How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget 

    Let us know which one works for you best. We will then help you on formatting it.