FAQS - Forms

  1. How can I segregate fields in my form into different sections?
    Ans: This can be done by using the "Add Notes" field type, which also provides rich text formatting options for a better outlook.
  2. How can I display custom error messages based on user input to your form?
    Ans: This "Sample Application" demonstrates how to display custom error messages based on user input, using Deluge scripting.
  3. How can I tackle the issue of limited fields allowed in a form?
    Ans: To tackle this issue, you can split your forms. This "Sample Application" demonstrates how to split forms. In this applications, fields have been distributed into 3 forms for the same customer. After submitting Form 1, user is redirected to Form 2 which will automatically fetch customer name from Form 1. Similarly, after submitting Form 2, user is redirected to Form 3 which will also contain the same customer name. In this way data can be submitted for the same customer using 3 different forms to avoid maximum fields limitation for a single form.

    Form 1has the following fields:

    • Name
    • Sample field 1
    • Sample field 2
    • Sample field 3

    On-Success script written in Form 1:

    openUrl("http://creator.zoho.com/sampleapps/split-forms/#Form:Form2?Customer=" + input.Name,"same window") ;
    // redirects to Form 2 after submission
    // Customer name in Form 2 is pre-set

    Form 2 has the following fields:

    • Customer
    • Sample field 1
    • Sample field 2
    • Sample field 3

    On-Load script written in Form 2:

    disable Customer;
    //Customer name cannot be modified

    On-Success script written in Form 2:

    openUrl("http://creator.zoho.com/sampleapps/split-forms/#Form:Form3?Customer=" + input.Customer,"same window")
    // redirects to Form 3 after submission
    // Customer name in Form 3 is pre-set

    Form 3 has the following fields:

    • Customer
    • Sample field 1
    • Sample field 2
    • Sample field 3

    On-Load script written in Form 3:

    disable Customer;
    //Customer name cannot be modified
  4. Can I insert hyperlinks in a form?
    Ans: Yes. Click here for more details.