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    Is There a Way to NOT Print a Particular Field

    Asked by dgspencer on September 07, 2016 at 09:52 PM

    I have a bit of a dilemma.  I created a one-page form that the user needs to print.  The problem is that I would like to have the user input their email address (if they have one) to receive a confirmation email that the form was successfully received.  BUT, I don't want the email address to be on the printed page.  

    I was thinking to put it on the "Thank You" page, but there seems to be no provision for that.  Even if that option was available, I don't know how the email address would be collected since the form and the data are already sent.

    I next thought about having the user put a checkmark in a box to send them to another page if they wanted an email confirmation, BUT the "Check here if you want an email confirmation" and the checkmark would probably show up on the printed page.

    I was wondering if there was a way to prevent a field from printing (similar to the option in Adobe Acrobat)?

    Can anyone suggest a way of doing this?




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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on September 08, 2016 at 12:04 AM

    Hi Daryl,

    You can check the custom PDF report to allow the user to Print the custom report (with particular field hidden/excluded)

    Here are the steps:

    #1 Add the PDF link of the submission in the Thank You page

    #2 You can customize the PDF report so that you can exclude fields you do not want included in the output


    Here is a test form  https://form.jotform.com/62508764319967   you can try.

    It work like this...

    Let us know if this will not work for you.