Is there a way to create multiple rows in a sheet based on a numerical answer on a form submission?

I'm trying to track new hires via work orders. I'm wondering if there is a way to create the number of rows indicated in a form submission on my tracking sheet? For example, should I indicate that I am trying to hire 8 individuals for a certain role, is there a way to automatically add 8 rows to my sheet that copy all the other information on the form (then additional information on who is being hired for each open position can be added later)? Or, when the form is submitted, does someone need to go in and add in 7 additional rows to track each potential hire?

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Nancy Kuhns

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Unfortunately, it's not possible at the moment, but it's an excellent idea!

    Please submit an Enhancement Request when you have a moment.

    As a possible workaround, you could maybe use a method I developed (described below). I also have an idea of how to create exactly what you ask for, but I haven't had time to explore and test it yet.

    I developed a solution using two forms (or the same form by using conditional logic) that can be used to submit the main information and then the other information on a new row for each submission after the first.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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