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    How to change the action on the form

    Asked by ltea on March 24, 2012 at 03:17 AM

    Hi guys.

    Ive tried everything and cant figure it out, how can I change the action on the form to a file in my server without affecting the form appearance? The multiple flie upload fileds to be precise, once I change the action file to my file looks as if I had removed the css styles to the multiple files fields.

    with this action, the form looks fine
    form class="jotform-form" action="http://www.jotform.com/submit.php"

    but as soon as I modify to makepdf.php the action the multiple form field loose their css style
    form class="jotform-form" action="makepdf.php" 

    Ive downloaded the source code and uploaded the css and js folders into the server next to the form but if I do it like that looks like the multiple file fields (CFP, W & B, PERF fields) are missing the css, well almost all the form looses the style sheet formatting.

    css/
    js/
    form.html

    As should be on the jotform site
    http://form.jotform.co/form/20828071998869

    My site
    http://aeroimagenes.com/mexjet/despacho/despacho.html 

    I want to send the information from the form to a file named makepdf.php in the same folder

    Regards

    Luis Tena

    Page URL:
    http://aeroimagenes.com/mexjet/despacho/despacho.html

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    Answered by ltea on March 24, 2012 at 04:04 AM

    Fixed, there where a couple of errors in the source code, wrong path with pastel.css file and I had to remove this part from the form tag ( name="form_20828071998869" id="20828071998869" accept-charset="utf-8" ) so it could display correctly the multiple file boxes if I changed the action in the form.

     

    regads, great site BTW

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    Answered by moonzkie on March 24, 2012 at 04:05 AM

    Glad you were able to fix the problem. 

    If you need further assistance we are here to help you.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on March 24, 2012 at 04:10 AM

    @Luis

    That's actually very interesting. I'll run some tests later on some of my own forms and see if I get similar results. Perhaps this is something that ought to be put in our user guide.

    Thanks for the information.

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    Answered by ltea on March 24, 2012 at 04:40 AM

    Sorry it was the  class="jotform-form" property in the form tag the one that seems to be messing the form formatting with the multiple upload file fields