What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


  • Profile Image

    How do I allow just one collapsable field/form to be submitted without the need for required fields to be completed on the 2nd collapsable field?

    Asked by saviolence on May 02, 2012 at 05:17 AM

    I have two collapsable fields on my form and depending on the position a person wants depends on the field they complete. However on submission the form is asking for both collapsable fields to be complete. How do I get it so one form or the other can be completed without having to fill in two forms.

    Page URL:
    http://form.jotformeu.com/form/21104079593351

  • Profile Image
    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on May 02, 2012 at 05:45 AM

    Hi,

    This is quite not doable yet in the form builder. In actual, you only have a single form. The collapsable field only hide/collapse some of the required fields as you designed it. When form is submitted, it will still check/read all of the field elements in the form, either required or not.

    There had been some workaround on this by some JotForm users as well -- by using the Conditional Logic on form. You may want to check for that option.

    Another method I have seen around, specifically for those who have their own website is creating a separate forms for each category(in your collapsable field) and used a tab navigation menu in the web page representing each category or group of fields in the form.

    I hope this provided help by any means. Thanks.

  • Profile Image

    Answered by saviolence on May 02, 2012 at 06:07 AM

    Hi Jonathan,

     

    Yes this is very helpful. Thank you for your reply.

     

    Kind regards

    Adam