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Table Field Tips and Tricks! 

Posted by Nadia A. 10/17/2016 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
Table fields are an awesome way to collect a large amount of repeating data in a compact space. In a previous post, we walked through the process of creating a fairly basic expense report using a table field. In this post, we're going to explore... read more
 

Display Different Error Messages Using Custom Validation! 

Posted by Nadia A. 09/23/2016 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
After the release of our Custom Error feature at the beginning of this year, many Cognito Forms customers have taken advantage of the ability to implement custom validation rules on their forms. In a previous post, we discussed the basics of... read more
 

Enhancing Your Workflow with Two Stage Submissions! 

Posted by Nadia A. 08/23/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Our Entry Sharing feature isn't just helpful for editing form entries after submission; it also provides an easy way to implement an advanced workflow with your forms. Using entry sharing and a bit of conditional logic, you can easily create forms... read more
 

Use Word Features to Create Awesome Custom Documents! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/20/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Document merging gives you the freedom to completely customize the documents generated from your form entries. With the ability to edit your document templates directly in Microsoft Word, you can take advantage of all the handy features that the... read more
 

6 Reasons Why Repeating Sections Are Awesome! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/12/2016 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
Repeating sections are one of Cognito Forms' most powerful features - and for several good reasons: 1. Collect unlimited data When creating an order form for your store, you have no idea how many different products a customer might want to... read more
 

Generate Custom Contracts using Electronic Signatures! 

Posted by Nadia A. 06/22/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
The recent release of our document merging feature introduced endless possibilities for the kinds of documents you can generate from your entries; ranging from invoices and receipts to parade permits and sports tickets. And with the help of the... read more
 

Adding Point Values to Your Form Questions! 

Posted by Nadia A. 04/04/2016 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
Note: While the instructions below are still valid, you now have the ability to directly assign numeric values to Choice field options to make this process even easier! With the help of Cognito Forms' powerful calculations, you can do anything... read more
 

Creating Single-Use Forms! 

Posted by Nadia A. 02/03/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Last week, we delved into how you can easily password protect your forms to ensure that they're only visible to the right people. With the help of our entry sharing feature, you can even go a step further and limit your protected forms to a single... read more
 

Password Protect Your Forms! 

Posted by Nadia A. 01/29/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Cognito Forms are easy to publish and share across multiple platforms; like email, websites, and social media - but on the flip side, you may not want just anyone having access to your forms. With this simple trick, you can ensure that the right... read more
 

Using Custom Error Messages on Your Forms! 

Posted by Nadia A. 01/18/2016 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
A couple months ago, we released our custom validation rules feature - but what exactly are custom validation rules? Simply put, you have the ability to create your own error messages underneath your form fields and set the conditions under which... read more
 
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