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Cognito Forms: Removing ADD ITEM from tables

Is it possible to remove the Add Items button from tables?
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Form entries not appearing

I've stumbled across an issue with one of my forms. You see the information from it does not show in the table. Seems to be the same issue when i try to customize the notification with fields from ...
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How to prevent blank submissions in Cognito Forms?

How do I disallow blank form submissions? I've made the contact fields required, but still receive blank forms.
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Disable CAPTCHA on Cognito Form

I keep getting a CAPTCHA on a Cognito Forms form that I embedded on an internal site. Even if the answer is correct, I cannot submit. Note, this is only on IE. I'd love to disable the auto-captcha ...
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Form Prefill using seamless embed

How can we dynamically pass previous form value using Seamless embed for prefilling a form?
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If I ask a yes/no question, am I able to give it a value and add to calculations?

Question on my form: Is your wedding on a holiday? If they answer yes, I'd like to add a $100 value to that answer and then add it to the total. Is this possible? If so, how?
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Is there a way to number uploaded files (specifically photos) in Cognito Forms?

Is there any way that uploaded files (specifically photos) have an uploaded number? 1 being the oldest, 2 being the newest.
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Review results field

I want to post on the form a field that and only a Editors permission user can modify and a none permission user can see, for example the result of a evaluation of a specific document uploaded.
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Validate text field to hold only digits

Is there anyway to check whether a textbox field contains just number and not alphabetic or special characters? I have the need to have the user enter a player's Uniform Number, but need to allow the ...
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Why some forms are sent as attachments in HTML format instead of PDF?

I have created approximately 10 forms in Cognito Forms and they all being sent via email as a PDF attachment with the exception of 2 of them which are HTML. I have not been able to determine why ...
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Creating exceptions in Cognito Forms

How do I create exceptions for more than one field to show up? I.e.: I own a dog kennel, and if someone is bringing 3 dogs I want them to click (3) in the "How many dogs will be staying with us?" ...
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Fields drop-down contain “$75” data in Cognito Forms

I have created various forms. One of the forms I created contains a $75 pricing for orders. Now, somehow all of my other forms drop-down menu fields have this data inserted. How can I rectify this ...
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Field edits that are exported automatically in Cognito Forms PDF attachment?

Can I edit the specific fields that are automatically attached in the PDF when selected in the notification email section? I want most of them but a few of the consents make the output crowded. Also, ...
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How to export from Cognito Forms to Numbers

How can I export so that Numbers will open? I can't open .xlsx workbooks, apparently.
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Hyperlinks returning 404's

I'm very new to Cognito Forms and I'm setting up my first form. I'm wanting to create a link to www.bit.ly/1xmHejd/. To do so, I create a Content field and used the Insert/Edit Link button. These are ...
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cognito forms Calendar calculation for every other wednesday

I a using Cognito forms to have people register for an event which occurs every other Wednesday. How can I get the calendar function to not allow registration for any other days of the week (Mon, ...
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Calculate Discount Based on Total

I’m new to Cognito Forms and am trying to give a discount once a Total is met. I have a FormTotal calculation field but it doesn’t seem to be calculating all the fields. I would like to Total the ...
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Do I need to use {each} syntax for a non-repeating section on a Cognito Forms custom template?

I'm building a custom template for my Cognito Forms output, and I have some repeating and some non-repeating sections. Do I need the {each} syntax on the non-repeating sections? The Cognito Forms ...
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Downloading attachments

All attachments that will be uploaded to my Cognito Forms will be pictures. Is there any way for me to download each entry as a .pdf and have the picture show in the downloaded .pdf?
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Prefilled Forms and Repeating Sections

We have customers send us in service requests each week, which could involve any number of apartment units that we might need to service in one visit. I would like to have one form that the customer ...
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Approve or deny a form

Is there a way for me to approve or deny a form that been submitted? If I create a form, someone completes the form, ideally I'm wanting the following functionality: I log on and approve/deny the ...
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Fields on form blank after viewing web link

I have put a web link in a form. When someone clicks on the link to view the website and clicks the "back" arrow, it will go back to the form but all of the fields that were previously filled out are ...
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Select case conditional logic

I have a quiz that I have created with Cognito Forms. I want to be able to display one of four different answers to the user when he/she finishes the quiz. I have two conditional fields that sum up ...
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Remove default value for “Yes/No” question

I would like to know if there is a way to not have to set a default value for a "Yes/No" choice question? I'm a little concerned that a participant in the survey will fly through the survey and just "...
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Creative Cognito Forms notification email that contains all form details

I would like the email that I receive as a notification from a Cognito Forms entry to have the same formatting as the PDF document I can download. I would want it to look like the form as it is being ...
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Merging PDF upload

I have created a form that asks for someone to upload a PDF of a letter of recommendation as a field when they fill out the form. Is there a way to automatically merge the Cognito form with the ...
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Where can I find the page breaks option?

I watched the video about how to create new pages. The page break option does not exist under "Layout".
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Send documents automatically to hundreds of popular cloud services using Zapier

On the Cognito help page Document merging overview, it states: Send documents automatically to hundreds of popular cloud services using Zapier Can you actually send PDF documents as attachments/...
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Choice list autocomplete

If I have a long choice list and I'd like the user to be able to 'search' the choices. This is in part possible with the 'Allow Fill in' option, as it shows choices as you type. However, this allows ...
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Filtering entries by a date range

I'm trying to use the entries of this form to make spreadsheets for billing my clients. I'd like to set a custom filter for each client so that on the day I need to bill them I can simply apply the ...
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Hide products that aren't selected in the Cognito confirmation email

In one form I have about 20 products. When I fill it out and only order 2 items, I receive a notification email and confirmation email that shows all the items (even the ones I did not order). Is ...
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Prefilling Cognito Forms after initial load

I'm working with embedding a Cognito form into a Concrete5 website (v5.6 pending approval on an upgrade)... I've written a quick block type to embed the form, and that works really well. Prefilling ...
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Is there any way to disable a calculation field?

It would be nice if users were not mislead into thinking they could change totals.
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Copy Field to another form

I am trying to autofill a text field in "Form2" with the text field value from "Form1". I tried using the redirect URL by adding ?entry{} method, it successful redirect me from "Form1" to "Form2" but ...
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Two mandatory entries are blocking each other

I am looking how to ask multiple questions where the user only should choose 1 "Most important"and 1 "Least important". So suppose I have stated 4 questions the form should only allow for 2 entries: ...
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Linking External Data in Cognito Forms

I have a Cognito Form which contains a name and I would like to be able to validate that name against an approved list. I do not want to use a drop-down otherwise other users will be able to see all ...
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Logic between table entries

I have a form with a: first table with products and categories which are free typed (e.g. Category Fruit, line 1 product entry apples, line 2 oranges) second table where clients enter email addresses ...
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Can I lock fields on Cognito Forms once they've been completed

I've got a form that we require clients to fill in to book our services. We had an issue recently where a client changed the price for our service. Is it possible to lock some fields when they've been ...
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When I click to see my form's entries, they are not loading

When I click the "entries", whether the hyperlink or the button at the top of the screen, the arrow icon just spins and never loads the entries. What am I doing wrong?
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Using Jquery to set value in dropdown and triggering change event in Cognito Forms

I am building a form on Cognito Forms and although the platform is amazing, there are still a few features that I need that isn't available (yet). One of those features is a language choice option ...
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Trying to do a calculation with a Choice field and Decimal in Cognito Forms

I'm trying to make a calculation with a selected value in a choice field in combination with 2 other Integer fields. I created the following code: `Calculation 1 = a text type Choicefield = a ...
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Reference a line/item from a recurring section/table in another recurring section/table

I am looking to build a form that asks a customer for a list of items (in this case locations and their website) on page 1, and on page 2 I want some elaboration on the specfics for the website. I am ...
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Email notifications go straight into spam email folder

After setting up a Cognito form for an order process for our clients I realized that all email notifications are being sent straight to our junk folders. Whitelisting the following sender adresses ...
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“If then” calculations based on value

I have about a dozen tables in a new form that is working perfectly. Tables may contain positive or negative adjustments to static numbers. I need a field to calculate all of the fields that contain ...
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How to generate price per week in a Cognito Form

How do I calculate If I want Price Per week, Plus extra cost per week, then multiply that total cost to how many weeks they are buying?
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Logs me out while working

Why is it bouncing me out of the "entries" page? Once I've logged in and reached the entries page, it randomly logs me out, going all the way back to "Free Online Form Builder" page.
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Edit multiple entries in Cognito Forms

Is it possible to edit multiple entries in Cognito Forms? For example it would be helpful to mark multiple entries as "Complete".
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Do Cognito Forms offer a Callback function?

Is there any concept in the embedded mode where we can detect when a Cognito Form has been submitted? We want to use the submission as a trigger in our website. Either a callback on success or a ...
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Only allow invited users to have access to complete Cognito forms

The forms I want to create require a non disclosure agreement (NDA) to be signed before they have access to the forms. Does Cognito Forms have this facility so that only registered users can see and ...
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Adding form to multiple pages

I have two WordPress sites that are for the same organization. One is members only and one is for the public. They are using the same top level domain. The member site adds the extension / members. I ...