How to Prefill a Table when Creating a Dispatch

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Dispatch allows you to pre-populate GoCanvas forms and then assign them to users in your account. This is a great way to assign jobs to your mobile workers so they know where to go, who to talk to when they get there, and what needs to be done.

Prefilling a table in dispatch is very similar to the mobile interface for ease of data entry.

First, navigate to Work Hub. From there, click on the Create Dispatch drop down button and select Create New.


Fill out your dispatch as usual.

When you come to a table while creating a dispatch, you'll have the option to add an item. If the table is a Labels Above or Grid style loop screen, press the + Add Item button to bring up a pop-up that will allow you to add values to the row. If the table is Pre-Populatedyou can also click directly on a row to fill-in or edit the values that are already filled into the row.


Enter the item details. Once finished, click Save to add the row to the table. If you change your mind, you can scroll to the right on the table and click the red trash can to delete the row. If you need to edit any of the values, click the cell on the table and the pop-up will come back up.



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