It can be frustrating building forms in Dubsado–things can get a little clunky if you're saving and closing, previewing etc. all the time when experimenting with code/designs.
And if you try to view your Dubsado proposal, you'll get met with a alert message: "Hello business owner. Viewing this proposal as the owner means you will not see the submit button."
Helpful, but annoying if you're experimenting with code—especially if you're building a full width header or navigation bars.
There's 3 general ways you can view your form as though you were a client—and I've left my recommended method til last.
This method is good if you have already created a form—it won't work if you're creating a new form in a project as Dubsado automatically takes you to their form editor.
For some forms, you can use the Share button in the top right-hand corner to get a direct link to your form (along with an embed code to use on your website).
But Dubsado has some strict rules that have to apply in order for that Share button to be activated:
For some forms, you might not want to have these fields, or have them laid out like that—and sometimes, even if you have all fields in the correct format, the Share button doesn't always appear (as in image above).
Here is my quick "Dubsado hack" that will let you view any form the way your clients will see it:
For a more efficient workflow, get 2 windows open:
Now you can quickly edit your form and view the changes quickly and easily!