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Change progress bar numbers to be one step behind

  1. andrew carbn
    Member

    Hey guys,

    I want to change the progress bar percentages to read out as if they were one step behind.

    For example, step 1 of 4 actually be 0% instead of 25% because it seems slightly missleading that you actually have to go one more step to PayPal even though the bar on the last page reads 100%

    Personally when I see a progress bar at 100%, I immediately think I have finished. This will confuse people when combining it with one more step (paying through paypal).

    It must use some calculations that can't be changed but maybe there is a workaround?

    Cheers!

    Posted 7 years ago on Sunday October 30, 2011 | Permalink
  2. Andrew, here is another user's experience with the progress bar, asking the same question as you (starting it at zero):

    http://www.gravityhelp.com/forums/topic/multi-page-form-progress-bar-location#post-36054

    Posted 7 years ago on Sunday October 30, 2011 | Permalink
  3. andrew carbn
    Member

    Thanks for the link. It's regarding the percentages but the dude on that page moved the bar to the bottom (which works just fine) but I was really looking to start at 0%

    Do you think this is easily acheived or should I just wait until 1.7 ?

    Cheers

    Posted 7 years ago on Monday October 31, 2011 | Permalink
  4. I think it might be a while before 1.7 comes out.

    You could probably change it with jQuery. I will ask the guys if they have any suggestions.

    Posted 7 years ago on Monday October 31, 2011 | Permalink
  5. Hi Guys,

    Here is a snippet that will start the percentage from 0. You'll notice it functions a little different from the default progress bar as it is a jQuery/CSS hack. Just paste this in your theme'e functions.php Hope you enjoy.

    http://pastie.org/2911332

    Posted 7 years ago on Wednesday November 23, 2011 | Permalink
  6. andrew carbn
    Member

    Oh yeah? I'm gonna try this right now! Thanks David... will let you know how I get on. :)

    Posted 7 years ago on Wednesday January 11, 2012 | Permalink
  7. @andrew, the next version of Gravity Forms (1.6.3, which is being finished up now) will allow you to start a 0% and have 100% displayed on the confirmation as well. If this solution from David did not work for you, the 1.6.3 version of Gravity Forms should address your concerns.

    Posted 7 years ago on Wednesday January 18, 2012 | Permalink

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