Tables can be a great way to add clear concise surveys or add great shopping options within your forms.
Tables can be a great way to add clear concise surveys or add great shopping options within your forms. If you want part of your form to have multiple columns and rows, this can be done with Array tables. This section will show you the various ways in which the Tables function can make your data capture process even more efficient.
How To Add A Table
To add a table into your form > click a plus button down the left-hand side of your form where you want to add your table > Next Choose the Tables icon > You will now have your table in place.
How To Add Table Elements
To add a table element hover over the left or right top corner of your form and click the plus button inside the rectangular speech bubble. You will then be given a wide range of table elements to choose from including:
Radio Buttons - A radio button or option button is a graphical control element that allows the user to choose only one of a predefined set of options.
Tick Boxes - A tick box permits the user to make a binary choice, i.e. a choice between one of two possible mutually exclusive options.
Text Fields - A text field is a basic text control that enables the user to type a small amount of text.
How To Add Columns & Rows
To add a row to your table > Hover down the side of your table where you wish to add your row and click the plus button inside the rectangular speech bubble. Do this as many times for as many rows you need.
To add a column to your table > Hover across the top of your table on the side you wish to add your column and click the plus button inside the rectangular speech bubble. Do this as many times for as many columns you need.
How To Add Headings To Rows & Columns
To add headings your columns > click on the automatically generated Heading field to add your headings. If you do not want text in your header click the button seen below.
To add headings to your rows > Highlight your table and click the tag button in the options panel at the top of your form. This button will add in editable headings down the left-hand side.
How To Delete Rows & Columns
To delete rows and columns simply click on the table border located along the top and left edges. A dustbin option will then appear > click the dustbin option to delete the chosen row or column.
How To Add Pictures To Column Headings
To add pictures to your headings > Highlight your table and click the image icon in the options panel at the top of your form.
From here all you need to do is upload your desired image and you will have a visual header.
How To Allow The User to Add Rows To The Table
If you would like to let your users add extra rows to your live form, press the circular plus button in the form options panel at the top of your form. This action will make a green plus button appear at the button of your table that your users can press to add an extra row to your table.
How To Add A Title To Table
To add a bold title to your table by simply clicking the title button in the options panel at the top of your form. An editable title option will then appear.
How To Make Tables Mandatory
If you wish to make your table mandatory, simply click the star shaped button in the options panel at the top of your form
How To Add Logic To Tables
Adding logic to your table will enable you to dictate the conditions for the table to appear in your form. This option can be very useful for utilizing one form to used for many purposes. To learn more about Field Logic Click Here.
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