How to display the approval fields only for supervisors?

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    Asked on November 01, 2016 at 02:18 PM

    I am working on a routed form where the user enters the approving person, that person gets an email and clicks on the edit form link. Then the approver should be taken back to the form where the password field is now visible. Password is set to 'password' for testing purposes. I don't really want the password field to show all the time for every user, but to be there when the approver clicks on the edit form in the email they receive. 

    So, the student fills out the form, enters the email address of their adviser. The student and adviser get an email. The adviser clicks on the edit form link in the email and returns to the form and enters the password and the Adviser Approval area becomes visible. Then the same function would occur for Departmental approval.

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    Answered on November 01, 2016 at 04:48 PM

    This can be achieved by using Get Form page URL widget on your JotForm. This widget reads the URL of the form so that you can set up a condition to check if the URL containing edit to display the approval fields. Please refer to the thread below with the same discussion.

    If you have any other questions, please let us know. We will be happy to help.