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Submit button invisible until end of form or gallery

Hi All,

 

I'm setting up apps with forms that require the user to scroll down to enter more info. I currently have the Submit button on a custom DataCard at the bottom of the form. This works fine but I'm wondering if there is a more elegant way of doing it.

My question is: is it possible to hide the Submit button until the user has scrolled to the end of the form or gallery?

 

Kev

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iAm_ManCat
Super User
Super User

I'm not sure if more elegant, as I quite like your method, but you could have the Submit button outside your form and then check for IsBlank() in those datacardvalue items, in their order, and the first one that is false you'd use SetFocus to jump the user immediately to that field?

 

So pseudocode for the Button's OnSelect would be something like:

 

If( IsBlank(Item1.Text),
    SetFocus(Item1),

     IsBlank(Item2.Text),
    SetFocus(Item2),

    etc

    etc
    //else value

    ,
    Submit(FormName)

)

 

Could you give that a try and let me know how you get on?

 

Cheers,

Sancho

@iAm_ManCat


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iAm_ManCat
Super User
Super User

I'm not sure if more elegant, as I quite like your method, but you could have the Submit button outside your form and then check for IsBlank() in those datacardvalue items, in their order, and the first one that is false you'd use SetFocus to jump the user immediately to that field?

 

So pseudocode for the Button's OnSelect would be something like:

 

If( IsBlank(Item1.Text),
    SetFocus(Item1),

     IsBlank(Item2.Text),
    SetFocus(Item2),

    etc

    etc
    //else value

    ,
    Submit(FormName)

)

 

Could you give that a try and let me know how you get on?

 

Cheers,

Sancho

@iAm_ManCat


Please 'Mark as Solution' if someone's post answered your question and always 'Thumbs Up' the posts you like or that helped you!


Thanks!
You and everyone else in the community make it the awesome and welcoming place it is, keep your questions coming and make sure to 'like' anything that makes you 'Appy
Sancho Harker, MVP


Anonymous
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 @iAm_ManCat 

It worked but I agree. My original way is better I think 🙂

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