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    I am looking for an option to allow people to dynamically add multiple set of fields

    Asked by verityweb on July 09, 2016 at 08:32 PM

    I'm looking for an auto add field set feature or a way to do it like Education & References section of Cognito Forms' Employment Application: https://www.cognitoforms.com/forms/build?template=16
    Is that possible with Jotform?

    add field template configurable list
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    Answered by Kevin_G on July 09, 2016 at 11:32 PM

    I have checked the link you shared, but I was unable to see the functionality, but from what I can see it allows you to hide fields by default, so they will never show up in the form, it also seems to allow you to hide fields based on another action. 

    Both of those functionalities are available at JotForm, to hide a field by default in a form you only need to click on the field, then click on the gear icon and click on the option "Hide Field": 

    To hide a field based on another field's answer you can do it with conditions, here is a guide with detailed steps to do it: How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer

    However, if you're looking for something else, please let us know, we will be glad to help you.

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    Answered by verityweb on July 10, 2016 at 10:46 AM
    Thanks but that's not the way the form works. I don't want to hide
    anything. I want the the person using the form to be able to add more
    fieldsets for the sections where they may have more information than other
    people.
    The form I provided the link for allows the person completing the form to
    add more schools and references as they need. So, if they attended 4
    schools they can add 3 more schools and enter the information for each
    school. If they have 16 references, they can add as many as they need
    without me having to create 16 Name, Address fieldsets for References which
    would make the form way too long for most users!
    Take a look a this plugin to see what I mean:
    http://topquark.com/demo/formidable-plus/
    Kirk Sansom
    Verity Web Services, LLC
    P.O. Box 2233
    Ridgeland, MS 39158-2233
    601-316-0079
    Fax: 866-923-3882
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    Answered by Welvin on July 10, 2016 at 11:01 AM

    You can use any of the following widgets for dynamic fields:

    http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/configurable_list 

    http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/matrix_dynamique

    Here's our guide on how to add a widget in your form: https://www.jotform.com/help/252-How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-your-Form

     

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    Answered by verityweb on July 10, 2016 at 03:46 PM
    Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for! :)
    Kirk Sansom
    Verity Web Services, LLC
    P.O. Box 2233
    Ridgeland, MS 39158-2233
    601-316-0079
    Fax: 866-923-3882
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