How to copy the original value to another field when calculation values are assigned?

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    Akademie_Wien
    Asked on March 27, 2018 at 03:00 AM

    Hello!


    I am using calculation values for an single choice field.

    It is working well!

    But I also would like to copy the choosen option into an text field! As long  as I am not using values it is working. If I use them not anymore!

    Is there a way to get the values for calculation and the text of the option?



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    Victoria_K
    Answered on March 27, 2018 at 09:06 AM

    Unfortunately, when using calculation values, your options are read as values assigned. But, if you need to use both the original value and calculation, I can suggest creating additional field to convert it back. You can hide it afterwards. 

    The idea is following:

    1. Create a Short Text Entry field before your Text field.

    2. Add 2 conditional statements to insert text into Short Text Entry field based on user's answer:

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    3. Pre populate Short Text Entry field to the Text field with it's unique name:

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    Hope this helps! But, just let us know if you need further assistance.