Filter options in dropdown list or other type of widget

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    tmops
    Asked on October 15, 2017 at 07:24 AM

    Can I filter options of dropdown list depend on the previous question's answer?

    I know that either Grouped Values Dropdown or Dynamic Dropdowns can do this, but I want each level to go to separate field, not combining answer in the same column in the spreadsheet.

    Thanks for your support.

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    John_Benson
    Answered on October 15, 2017 at 11:51 AM

    Could you please tell us more about what you're trying to achieve?

    To my understanding, do you want to show the answers to the previous questions inside the Dropdown field? It means that the Dropdown field is blank at first then passing the value of the previous answers to it.

    We'll wait for your response. Thank you.

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    tmops
    Answered on October 15, 2017 at 01:33 PM

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    I have a long list of dropdown list to show, but it will depend on the choice of the answer of the previous questions. For example, as shown in picture above. If I would like the pre-defined list in column b to be filtered and show only the item that match the choice in column A.

    Thanks


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    BDAVID
    Answered on October 15, 2017 at 04:45 PM

    The only option would be creating multiple Drop Downs, and show them based on the previous selection with conditional logics: https://www.jotform.com/help/316-How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer 

    Let us know if you have more questions.

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    tmops
    Answered on October 16, 2017 at 08:30 AM

    Then that will go to different column in the same row, or can we make calculation to combine them in the same column?

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    John_Benson
    Answered on October 16, 2017 at 10:31 AM

    If you want to pass field value to another field, please follow this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/286-How-to-Pass-Field-Value-to-Another-Field

    Keep in mind that you can only do this on Text Box, Email, Text Area or Address field. You cannot pass field value inside the drop-down field.

    You can try shrinking the fields to show it in the same column by following this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/90-Form-Field-Positioning

    Please check my demo form if that is what you're referring to: https://form.jotform.com/72884551928975

    Let us know if you need a guide on how I created the demo form. Thank you.