Complex Form Building

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    Asked on May 18, 2016 at 03:34 PM

    I am looking to create a New Hire Employee form for my HR clients to complete when they hire new employees.  The client may have 1 to 10 new employees per month.  Is there a method to building a form that can adjust to the number of new hires to add into the employee information form ?  For example:  Client A hires 3 employees in June; they would access the new hire from, input their contact info and select # of new hires to enter (3).  When they enter the number of new hires the form builds 3 duplicate employee input pages.


    Is this possible within the scope of Jotform?

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    Answered on May 18, 2016 at 05:36 PM

    For this purpose, I would recommend you to use the configurable list widget: 

    Where you can add as many entries(employees) as you want to: 

    Let us know if you need more help.

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    Answered on May 19, 2016 at 03:45 PM
    Thank you for the suggestions however I’m not sure if the available options will create exactly what I’m looking for. I would like to have the current form duplicate the ‘new hire’ page when the form completer clicks an ‘add’ button but an open to an embedded spreadsheet that will allow input of the same requested information and will provide me a spreadsheet download as well.
    Can we pay to have specialty forms built?
    Chris Maurice
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    Answered on May 19, 2016 at 05:03 PM

    If I understand the requirement correctly, I think what you wanted to happen is --

    #1 When form is submitted, it will open a new copy of the form

    #2 The newly opened form will be prepopulated already with data from the previous submitted form.

    #3 Both forms when submitted should create Google spreadsheet data.

    Please check this features:

    a) Froms can be integrated to Google spreadsheet. This means submissions are exported to google spreadsheet

    User guide: How-to-Integrate-Form-with-Google-Spreadsheet

    For #1 and #2

    You can have exact same copy of form on your account by cloning the form.

    User guide: How-to-clone-an-existing-form-from-your-account

    After having 2 copies of the form, you can use the 1st form to submit the data to the 2nd form when submitted. You can use the URL redirect in the Thank you page of the 1st form.

    User guide: Redirecting-Users-to-a-Different-Page

    Just put the URL of the 2nd form in the URL link in the thank you page. (see the image below)


    To populate the 2nd form with the data from the 1st form upon submission, you will need to manually setup the assigned field data via URL parameter value method.

    User guide: Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters

    Here is an example form you can test


    Hope this help. Let us know how we can be of further assistance.