Is there a way I can setup my form so when someone picks a school, it will only show the avialable programs for each?

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    Asked on March 25, 2019 at 02:54 PM

    We have been using jotform for some time. Works great. 

    I am curious if the following is possible. 

    Right now we have an area where we ask people to select the school they want to attend. We have a drop down list of all schools. 

    Shortly after that we have them select the program they want to attend. In that drop down list we have a list of every program available for every school we have. 

    The question I have is there a way to have it set up where when someone picks a school, the type of program options available are only related to the school they select?

    Thanks in advance. 


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    Answered on March 25, 2019 at 04:54 PM

    Hey Mark - You have two ways to approach this:

    1. If the number of schools and respective programs is manageable (meaning, there's only a few of them), you can manually add separate dropdown menus for each school then conditionally show them based on the school selected. For example, if you have 5 school options in your first dropdown, then you have to create 5 separate dropdown menus for each school, each of which with their own respective programs.

    Afterwards, you will create conditions similar to these:

    IF a user selected School A THEN SHOW the dropdown that corresponds to School A

    IF a user selected School B THEN SHOW the dropdown that corresponds to School B

    (and so on)

    Complete guide: How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer

    2. Or, if you need something simpler and easier to manage, especially if you have a long list of schools and programs, we have a DYNAMIC DROPDOWN WIDGET that might fit your needs.

    Related guide: How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-your-Form

    With this widget, you're basically creating nested dropdowns, where the next set of options will depend on what was selected from the first one.

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    Answered on April 03, 2019 at 08:14 PM

    Hi, This is a really great widget which provides you dynamic dropdowns. Anyway, If someone needs more online writing helps in school days just do it from Complete writing tools available there & experts handle all things with ease.

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    Answered on April 03, 2019 at 09:50 PM

    Sorry, I did not understand your question, may you please kindly provide more details? 

    If you need to add more options then you will need to do it from the back-end, it's not possible to allow the submitter to add options.