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    Date Reservation widget: How to allow different people to select the same date

    Asked by lavin on June 27, 2016 at 04:33 AM

    I added the date reservation widget to my form. Now i have a limit of 8 ppl per date. The problem is i get multiple entries before i reach 8 ppl, and the first person who picks the date in the date reservation widget will block the date. is there any workaround for this or any way i can let them select the date till it reaches 8 ppl and then the date gets blocked.

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    Answered by Boris on June 27, 2016 at 05:22 AM

    I'm afraid that the Date Reservation widget is limited in allowing any date to be selected only once. However, you may want to use 8 Date Reservation widgets on your form, to allow for 8 people to pick the same date.

    Alternatively, and depending on your exact needs on how often the dates would be changing, you may also want to consider using our Quantity Gift Registry widget:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/252-How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-your-Form

    The Quantity Gift Registry widget would allow you to accept a limited number of items for each option/date, so you could list the dates of your training spots manually and have your users select them as options:

    The only down-side with this method is that you will have to create each training date manually as an option of the Quantity Gift Registry widget.

    Please let us know if you need further assistance with any of the two provided workarounds, or if you would want to have something completely different instead, and we will be happy to help.