Feature Request: Check Box other option

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    uwpcce
    Asked on December 28, 2012 at 06:30 PM

    I am trying to figure out how to add a little text field next to the option "other"

    If I drag text box or text area they drop below the Check box area.

    Other _________ (Text box where underline is)

     

    Let me know what I need to do - Thanks -

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    Givalike
    Answered on December 28, 2012 at 06:46 PM

    I, too, was wondering how to do this.  I ended up just adding a new text field below, titled "Other".  If there is anyway to add a text field to the checkbox option, "Other", that would be excellent.

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    Mike_T
    Answered on December 28, 2012 at 07:02 PM

    I have submit a feature request about the Other option for Check Boxes. We will let you know once we get any updates on this.

    In the meantime, it is possible to use a Show condition to show the Other text box only when the Other drop down option is selected.

    Example: http://form.jotform.com/form/20513309877

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 28, 2012 at 09:18 PM

    Thanks for your response. Hope they can get this feature sometime soon. 

    For the example you have shown -- is there anyway to adjust the "other" and box spacing so it is 

    indented to line up under the other choices.  That way I would just have that instead of the check box.

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 12:40 AM
    Hi -- I was trying to change my form using you snapshot below but when I use the conditional wizard but my selections don't look like yours and I
    can't see where I can change the wizard to have all the options yours has --
    I don't see options as a selection .... so don't know where to go with this. Please advise -- Thanks very much -- Bertine
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    liyam
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 02:02 AM

    Hello uwpcce.  When editing your form, there is an icon on top of the toolbar that says Conditions.  Click that.

    Next, the conditions wizard will appear.  If you have already created a condition previously, you can open and edit it by clicking the Saved Conditions button at the bottom-left. 

    If you have not created a condition before on the form, simply select Show / Hide a form field and select the Next button.  The conditions that shows on Mike_T's screenshot shall be available for you.

    Please let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thanks.

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 02:16 AM
    Hi -- Thanks for your response -- I did go through the steps you mentioned and since I have not created any conditions yet I clicked next but my screen does not look like
    Mike's --
    Below is what comes up for me --
    Mike has entered if "options" but I don't have that to select when I open the conditionals -- so not sure what to do next:
    Mike's screenshot below --
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    liyam
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 02:55 AM

    I suppose you tried to attach a screenshot.  Unfortunately it won't appear on this forum thread.  You can try uploading your image on this page for the meantime and share with us here the link of the image.

    Regarding Mike's screenshot; "Options" is actually the name of the field label on his form.  So you should not look for the exact name.  If you have named your label as "Degrees" or something else, then you should look for "Degrees" or whatever name that you have used.

    Hope this clarifies your concerns on the conditions.

    Thanks.

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 02:12 PM
    Hi - I uploaded both images for you to look at -- If I select one of my fields I don't get two selections to the right for the equals to so don't now
    how to do this -- Maybe there is some info I need that isn't obvious?
    Direction on how to do this would be very helpful -- Thanks, Bertine
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    Deygus
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 02:57 PM

    Hello Bertine to avoid further confusion about this issue, would you mind sharing with us the link or name to the form you are working on? This way we can see what you have done so far with your form to allow us to better help you with this problem.

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 03:07 PM
    Hi -- I haven't published it yet but the url showing for it is: http://www.jotform.com/?formID=23628360751959
    Hope you can access it there. Thanks very much, Bertine
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    Deygus
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 04:18 PM

    Thank you very much and yes that is more than enough for us to see what the problem is.

    Currently I am very confused because I don't even see any Conditions setup or even saved in your form so I'm not quite sure what you're trying to achieve if you've tried to implement this or not but perhaps its still confusing to you maybe.

    Your form fields are much different and labeled differently then the ones provided by my colleagues and this is part of the problem. Basically your conditions will coincide with the names of the fields  themselves and it will stem down from there.

     

    Something I would like to highly recommend if you have not done so already is for you to read up on how to use Conditional Logic which will give you a better understanding of it and how to put it to good use.

    I hope this helps and if you have any further questions or problems just let us know.

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 05:53 PM
    Thanks for your email -- I am quite confused too as to why the "equals" does not come up when I clicked next from the first screen on the conditional wizard.
    That is why I keep asking -- what can I do to make the "equals" prompt/field to activate so I can then do this. It didn't seem to matter what field I option field I
    selected -- I still did not see the "equals" come up in the wizard. -- Bertine
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    idarktech
    Answered on December 29, 2012 at 08:12 PM

    @uwpcce,

    What type of input you'd like it to be equal to? "Equals To" on condition will not appear to fields like Full Name and Phone Number. However, it is available on text box, text area, check box, radio button, drop down and etc. 

    When you load the HIDE/SHOW condition, you have to select a first field first so you'd be able to view the condition operators.

    Thanks!

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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 31, 2012 at 03:32 PM
    So my question is -- When I go into the conditions wizard and click on "if" -- I don't get the options showing in your image below -- I only get all the fields on my form that I have created
    So why is that? and how do I get the wizard to show the "if items" that are coming up for you - eg text box, hidden, drop down, check box and radio button. If I can get that to work for
    me then I believe I can get the other function to work on the form. Please advise - Thanks, Bertine
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    uwpcce
    Answered on December 31, 2012 at 05:43 PM
    Hi -- This doesn't really work -- I made the conditional :
    SHOW Other field.
    When "Degrees (pick all that apply)" Equals To "Other"
    So do I have to create the text box with "other field" first and if so how do I do that within the question area -- of "Degrees"?
    When I click on other nothing the "other" with a text box does not come up. Please advise
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    liyam
    Answered on December 31, 2012 at 10:54 PM

    I checked your form and found out that you have selected the "Other" field instead of the "Other Degrees" field.  So it should be showing/hiding that field somewhere lower on your form. 

    I just went on to edit your form for you.  Feel free to view the change I made and save your form again.

    Please do let us know if you have more questions.

    Thanks.

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    NeilVicente
    Answered on March 01, 2013 at 04:09 AM

    The "Other" option for check boxes is now available. Feel free to try it.

    Regards