Adding a hint text pop-up to the field

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    Asked on August 29, 2016 at 01:18 PM


    i would like to provide the users with hints to help organize their answering questions

    so i placed a hint icon and made a url link to this

    would a light box be a better way ?? so that it pops up in the form itself....

    the code below is a bit much for me





    Answered by BDAVID on May 28, 2014 at 11:48 AM

    To use a button, just simply use the lightbox class from your lightbox embed code on your buttons code. Example:


     <script src="//" type="text/javascript">


    new JotformFeedback({






    windowTitle:'Title Me',
















    <input class="lightbox-30452332860952" type="button" value="Click Here" />


    Hope this helps you, Let us know if you need further assistance.

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    Answered on August 29, 2016 at 02:31 PM

    If you would like to add some hint text, you might consider trying a Hover Text option of the form field.

    It will display when the mouse hovers over the field.

    If you are referring to something else, please provide us with a bit more information on your inquiry.

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    Answered on August 29, 2016 at 03:45 PM
    Good idea can I add an image or just text
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    Answered on August 29, 2016 at 05:01 PM

    It is designed for text, but since you can add HTML tags it might be possible to inject the images.


    <img src="" alt="" width="100">

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    Answered on August 29, 2016 at 06:45 PM
    you guys are awsome
    i teaked what you gave me and it is just great
    our interaction is typical of what i have come to expect from jot form, for
    that reason i am not sure what is going on with the questions as listed has been a few weeks and several requests to get a reply on this
    please advise on the below
    the file attached i get as a message fu on autoresponse emails

    (Web view

    #month_127, #day_127, #year_127
    #month_160, #day_160, #year_160{institution}&attendingName={attendingName}&goals={goals}&surgicalCase={surgicalCase}&residentName={residentName}&r_email={r_email}&a_email={a_email}&pgy={pgy}&dateSurgery={dateSurgery}{institution}&attendingName={attendingName}&goals={goals}&surgicalCase={surgicalCase}&residentName={residentName}&r_email={r_email}&a_email={a_email}&pgy={pgy}&dateSurgery={dateSurgery}
    this form

    has unique field name for pgy and attending name
    and they are captured in this condition re change thanks you page so as to
    pre-populate this form{institution}&attendingName={attendingName}&goals={goals}&surgicalCase={surgicalCase}&residentName={residentName}&r_email={r_email}&a_email={a_email}&pgy={pgy}&dateSurgery={dateSurgery}
    date surgery, attending name don’t populate as the other fields do
    these fields are designated as hidden but show up anyway
    Resident e-mail *
    Attending e-mail *
    users start by completing the form below this formm is used to
    prepopulate certain fields{institution}&attendingName={attendingName}&goals={goals}&surgicalCase={surgicalCase}&residentName={residentName}&r_email={r_email}&a_email={a_email}&pgy={pgy}&dateSurgery={dateSurgery}
    users are then routed to the form below

    which has been pre-filled as below shown
    but fields designated as hidden are revealed
    how can i keep the hidden fields hiddem
    / also format of date field as prepopulated is incorrect
    #month_127, #day_127, #year_127 prepopulated
    #month_160, #day_160, #year_160 original
    please advise
    i checkk spam and trash and dont seem to see email for program director as
    but the one for resident comes through
    please retain this link for future use edit this submission<
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    Answered on August 29, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    I'm glad that my colleague, Mike, has helped you.

    I'm checking the conversations you have posted here, it seems like they are related to your other thread, please refer to them directly. I believe these are their links: 


    You can reply to them directly if you have some follow up questions. You can also view your list of opened threads by clicking the "My Questions" button in the forum page while you are logged in.


    I hope that helps.

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    Answered on August 31, 2016 at 12:46 PM
    thank you so much for the below