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    Editing a field without changing the field in the Conditions?

    Asked by GPTQEvaluation on March 21, 2017 at 08:02 PM

    Hi, I edited a field (just adding a word to an existing field so not a huge change) and as a result the whole field just disappeared in the conditions! Is there a way to prevent this from happening?

    I set up all my conditions first, ran all my testing on the form, then realised I had to edit the field, but then all the conditions suddenly lost that field....  Is that a glitch or normal? If normal, is there a way to not make the field disappear from the conditioning if it is edited?

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    Answered by Ian on March 22, 2017 at 03:11 AM

    Changing the field may lead to change in the name of variable name assigned to the field. Such change may break the condition as the field name embedded earlier , no longer exists after the change made to field.

    You can restore the form to previous version by following the instructions provided at https://www.jotform.com/help/294-How-to-View-Form-Revision-History

    Hope this helps.