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    Is it possible to remove certain item from one dropdown when it is selected in another dropdown?

    Asked by sachinomg on June 15, 2017 at 10:52 AM



    Form is https://form.jotform.me/71491545831459


    At last in form three fields are avialble

    1. 1st Preference *

    2. 2nd Preference *

    3. 3rd Preference *


    Once one  subject like PCM if selected in 1st preference, it should be locked / hide and not be reselected in 2nd & 3rd preference.

    Same, Another value like PCG if selected in 2nd preference, it should be locked / hide and not be reselected in 3rd preference.


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    Answered by Nik_C on June 15, 2017 at 12:51 PM

    If you meant to hide certain option in a dropdown field when that option is selected in another drop-down, then, unfortunately, it is not possible to do that.

    You could only download the Full Source Code of the form and do the necessary adjustments there by coding.

    Another way would be to create each option from drop-down as a separate checkbox:

    Since in that way you can create a condition that will disable, let's say PCB in the second batch if it is selected in first one, by using disable condition:

    Let us know if that could work for you.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by sachinomg on June 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM



    I am trying about multiple choices.  but I cant did.


    Please u do same in following form.. I will check.


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    Answered by Nik_C on June 16, 2017 at 03:18 AM

    I tried to find other option, but still, the only one I could make it work is the one I proposed in my previous reply. I created few options for each preference by using the checkbox field:


    Then I created conditions that will disable checkboxes in second and third line if that checkbox is selected in the first line:

    Also, I created conditions that will disable options in the third line when those options are selected in the second line:

    I didn't add all options, but this method is applicable to all of them. 

    Also, here is my test form https://form.jotformpro.com/71661180900955 so please check it.

    Let us know how this worked for you.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by sachinomg on June 19, 2017 at 12:12 PM


    Its nice, but I am confused.

    I am trying here https://form.jotform.me/71694399525471 


    I m trying in my form but don't know what's going wrong. Here I can disable all field but cant disable particular checkbox. I am try Single Choice / Multiple Choice. (I need single choice)

    I am beginner and its urgent. So please guide me properly. 


    Please u do one sample condition in my form, then I can check & use this for all fields. 



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    Answered by Nik_C on June 19, 2017 at 01:22 PM

    No problem here is step by step in the form you provided:

    The issue is that you added a block of radio buttons, and you need to add them separately:

    1) I added three Single choice fields and set in each one the options from the Second preferences:



    When you add one option per Single Choice field they will appear independently in Conditions. 

    2) I did the above for both radio button blocks:

    3) And now we can set conditions like this:

    And here are all radio button fields:

    Here is my test form so you can test it: https://form.jotformpro.com/71695404800960

    One note: It would be better if you would use Multiple choice instead of the Single choice:

    Since with Multiple Choice your users will be able to check and uncheck which is not the case with a Single choice option. 

    The above solution is completely applicable (the same) to both fields.

    Please let us know if you have any further questions.

    Thank you!