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    Take Photo Widget: Active camera only when the widget is used.

    Asked by Benflips on July 06, 2016 at 10:40 PM
    Can the photo taking widget only turn on the camera when it is being used, not for the whole time the form is open? Once you take a photo it then has an upload option - must a respondent click this to submit the image taken or will it be captured if this is not done? Can you change the button icons/text at all?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kevin_G on July 06, 2016 at 11:16 PM

    The same happens when you're testing the form in a computer, it actives the camera all the time you've opened the form. 

    I will submit this request as a feature to change the current functionality of the widget, our developers will consider doing this if we receive more request about the same. 

    Regarding to uploading the image, once you have taken the photo you will see two buttons, once to take another photo and the other to upload it, if you decide to directly click on the submit button then the photo will be saved and it will be attached in the submission. 


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    Answered by Maurice1910 on October 26, 2016 at 11:38 AM

    To JotForm Support,


    ra turns on automatically while editing the form, please have an option to turn-off the camera on the Take Photo widget.


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on October 26, 2016 at 02:08 PM


    I created a separate thread for your request. Here's the URL: https://www.jotform.com/answers/972335

    Thank you.