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    How do I create a dropdown that only populates based on a previous field?

    Asked by bryanjthomas on May 02, 2017 at 10:12 PM

    I would like to have my customers fill in vehicle details. The first field will be "Vehicle Make" with options like Audi, BMW, Chevy, Honda, etc.

    Based on that entry, I want the next field to populate the "Vehicle Model" specific to that Make.

    So if someone chooses Hyundai, the next field's options would be Accent, Elanta, Sonata, etc.

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    Answered by Mike_G on May 02, 2017 at 11:38 PM

    It is not possible to update the options of a drop-down field based on another field's selection/answer but, it is possible to show the correct drop-down field associated with the selection/answer instead.

    In your example, if someone chooses Hyundai, the drop-down field that will show contains the options Accent, Elantra, Sonata etc...


    This means that you will have one Vehicle Model drop-down field for each Vehicle Make in your first drop-down field.

    I hope this helps. If you have any further questions regarding this, please feel free to contact us again anytime.

    Thank you.