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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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How would I add line breaks for visual formatting of a Cognito form?

How would I add line breaks for visual formatting of the form? There are portions that need one line in between them, but a section creates too much space sometimes, and so does adding a "content" ...
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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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Is there a way to reset to a blank form after submission automatically?

I have a form embedded on my website and I want the ability to have a new form (same form) be filled and submitted multiple times if needed without having to refresh the webpage.
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How can I calculate the number of minutes?

I have a form with two date fields and two time fields for a timesheet, and want to calculate the number of minutes between. If a job starts in the evening and ends in the morning, how can I calculate ...
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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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Redirected URL Submit to new window?

Is it possible to make a redirect URL submit click open in a new window?
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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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Count the number of “Checked” Check Boxes

I am using Cognito forms as part of an E-commerce Transaction. I have two issues that I do not seem to be able to overcome. They are as follows; 1: There are 20 checkboxes in a section called ...
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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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Do I need an SSL certificate?

Do I need an SSL certificate for my website if I'm using Cognito Forms? My media person is trying to sell me an SSL certificate as Google is going to mark HTML pages with forms as "insecure", but I'm ...
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Client Side Events

I'm new at JS (and Stack Exchange) but would love to learn more about the lifecycle of my forms, specifically the multipage activity. I've checked out this page https://www.cognitoforms.com/support/...
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Restrict each email address or mobile number to ONE sign up only

Can the email address or the mobile number that sign up user used to register be restricted to SINGLE use? (ie the same mobile number or email address cannot be registered TWICE in same form.)
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Connection data between two dropdown

How to make two or more data connection each other? Example: Grade Teachers 1 Smith Mary Kelvin 2 Bob Harry Sue ...
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Is there a maximum number of picklist items that are allowed in a Choice field?

Is there a maximum number of picklist items that are allowed in a Choice field?
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Limit sub-user access to specific filters on same form

We are using one form to collect data for the entire company, but certain departments only need to see some of the entries that meet a specific criteria. We have set up a filter, but they are still ...
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Reset calculations

I've set up a form to choose either hotel or camping using radio buttons. I then have a dropdown that appears asking how many rooms are required or camping pitches, depending on what radio button is ...
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Text Characters Calculation

How to calculate numbers of characters in a text box, and to make sure it is not lesser than or greater than a specific amount of numbers?
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Possible to edit 'Amount Due'?

Is it possible to change 'Amount Due' on the payment to 'Total Cost'? I'm trying to use it so people can work out the total cost of different services, so Total Due doesn't really fit.
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Pulling up and re-using historic data after a payment is made

I see that with Entry Sharing it is possible for the data to be revisited by the form filler - but then I notice that if there is a payment attached to this form the data does not appear to be able to ...
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Embedding video

Is there a way of embedding YouTube or Vimeo videos into a form? I'm looking to show a video and then use a form to collect responses.
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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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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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Social share on confirmation page

Is there a way to display Facebook and Twitter share buttons/boxes on the confirmation page after the user submits a form? I would like to encourage users to share some of the contents of their form ...
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Authorize payment, collect after

We are looking to use Cognito Forms for online sales, however, instead of collecting the money through Stripe immediately we would like to authorize the payment using Stripe when they submit the form ...
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Log in form for site

I am looking for a form to use for users to login to a site. Is there a form that can be used as a log-in to a site?
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How can I limit the number of class attendees in Cognito Forms?

I offer multiple workshops with different prices and availability limits, such as follows: A Class - $10 - 2 participants max B Class - $15 - 1 participant max If John signs up for both Class A and ...
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How do I create additional users connected to my Cognito Forms account and give them access to entries for their specific forms?

I had created an online booking form for products. I should display the order to the admin. I need to add a user to view the entries in my form.
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Find total number of months, divide whole number by total number of months

I am trying to calculate the average number of followers my clients have gained in the time they have been on Instagram. I want to take the number of followers and divide it by the number of months ...
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PDF Version of Completed Form to Google Drive

Is there a way to automatically have a PDF version of a submitted form saved in Google Drive?
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When using the “Yes/ No” field, do you have to pick a default answer?

Right now I have to choose "yes" or "no" to be the default and I would like neither to be a default.
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Import from Wufoo

How can I import or download a form from Wufoo? I cannot find information on this website describing the process.
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Comparing Strings in Address Lines

I need to set Address2.Line1 != Address.Line1 in the same form. Originally, I had thought a simple reference to the input fields in a conditional would work, but the rule fails when testing; i.e., no ...
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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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Can I connect Cognito Forms to GoDaddy website?

I have a GoCentral website I built with GoDaddy, can I connect it to them? I need a fillable credit application form for our small auto brokerage business.
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Limit Answers on Selection

Is it possible to make the selection with a limit of numbers? Example, I wish to allows my visitors to register for my event. And I only have 50 seats for VIP, as if they select VIP category for 2 ...
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Is there a way to retrieve the “Save & Return” link for an incomplete entry?

We are using Cognito Forms for an application form to a nonprofit organization. Applications come from people in various parts of the world where computer literacy is not the highest, and we have sent ...
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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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Select multiple options in choice field

I want to have radio buttons in a choice field that my users can select more than one. Cognito Forms doesn't seem to allow it. How can I do that?
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Does Cognito Forms send me an email when someone completes a form?

If so, please tell me how to set this up because it it not working.
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Rename Cognito Forms uploaded files

Is it possible to automatically add an event reference to file names, for files uploaded using Cognito Forms?
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Does Cognito Forms allow the changing of who is sending the email?

I am using Asana where I know there is a Zapier integration but if I can change the sender to a member of a Project I can choose whether to use Zapier or not. As Congito would not be a member I have ...
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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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Is there a way to organize the Cognito forms list into categories?

Is there a way to organize my Cognito forms into Categories?
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Losing Form if upgrading

If I upgrade my account will I lose the current forms I've already built or do they stay the same and I just have more access to options in the form?
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Use regular expression

I am trying to validate user input, entered in a text box, adheres to the following requirement, using regular expression: The 3-digit number range that is acceptable is 002-899 I have never used ...
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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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How to fill out the form with desired time rather than time selected from the chart?

I am trying to have the time so that the people who fill out the form can just type the time they want, not select from the chart. How do I do this?
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Move entry from one form to another

I have a couple of forms where I'd like to consolidate the entries into one. How can I move an entry on one form to another?
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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 ...