Why doesn't the Checkbox in dropdown widget show value in the condition?

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    Asked on January 03, 2018 at 11:29 PM


    This sandbox form:


    I set a multiple choice question and a checkboxes in dropdown widget, both with the same options: aa, bb, cc, and dd.

    When I try to set up Show/Hide condition , it is easy with the multiple choice question, since it prompts me with the options: aa, bb, etc.

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    But when I try to set up a Show/Hide condition for the checkboxes in dropdown, which is basically the same thing, it does not prompt me with the options (aa, bb, etc.), so I have to go and copy from another screen and paste it in.

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    That does not seem to make sense that the Condition builder does not prompt me with the options for the checkboxes in dropdown widget, as it does for the options in the multiple choice question.


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    Answered on January 04, 2018 at 02:55 AM

    The condition builder doesn't prompt for widgets, only for Form Elements such as the multiple choice form element.

    Widgets are custom fields that can be added to JotForm forms.https://developers.jotform.com/widgets

    Here is an example:

    I have added a Dropdown Form element

    and the condition value can be retrieved.

    Hope this information helps.

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    Answered on January 04, 2018 at 02:07 PM

    Yes, I understand that Conditions prompts you for options in dropdowns and multi-choice, but not in checkbox-in-dropdown.

    Would you please suggest to your developers that they make it so that Conditions also prompts with options in checkbox-in-dropdown widget?


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    Answered on January 04, 2018 at 04:15 PM

    As explained by my colleague, drop downs, multiple choice and single choice fields added from the basic tab will display their options on the conditions wizard. 

    Now, due to the way on how the widgets work it's not technically possible to do that; however, rest assured that if our developers find a way to achieve that, the feature will be implemented. 

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    Answered on January 04, 2018 at 04:35 PM