creating conditions with Dropdown field state

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    bjorn.kvinge298
    Asked on November 28, 2017 at 10:13 AM

    Hi, why can not dropdown Fields have the same "state" Choices in conditions as a text Field. For example Starts With, Ends With and Contains?

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    Regards

    McQuinge

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    Richie_P
    Answered on November 28, 2017 at 10:51 AM

    Hi,

    Dropdown Fields contains pre-listed items or controlled items where the STATE choices: Starts With,Ends With and Contains doesn't really effect the items in the dropdown.

    Not like textfields where the user will still type in a random character or depending on the questions which is not pre-listed, having a broader STATE to work with.

    I hope this information helps you.

    Best Regards.

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    bjorn.kvinge298
    Answered on November 28, 2017 at 11:36 AM

    Ok, I see.

    But I have so many dropdown choices, and some of them starts with the same 3 or 4 letters, so that would have been lovely to use the starts with instead of making the same condition for each choice. So a workaround then is to create a textfield and calculate the value from dropdown to textfield and then create conditions with "starts with". :) 

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    Chriistian
    Answered on November 28, 2017 at 12:40 PM

    Glad to hear that you found a workaround for your requirement. If you need help with your form, don't hesitate to contact us.