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    UNIQUE QUESTION don' work with drop down lists

    Asked by luisgar2001 on March 15, 2013 at 07:30 PM

    I have follow your intructions on how to setup a field to have unique question, and unique question is not available for the drop down list.



    I'm trying on this form http://www.jotformeu.com//?formID=30736999608976


    I need to distribute a list of tasks or items in a unique way.

    Please let me know if can be done, else please include it in the wish list

     

    Page URL:
    http://www.jotformeu.com//?formID=30736999608976

    unique question drop down drop down list unique selection unique
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on March 15, 2013 at 08:15 PM

    Hi,

    Can you please provide us more details about your inquiry.

    Tell us which instructions you were referring to, and we will review them.

    From what I can see in your form, you have a drop down field that have unique options., so, you want the submissions go to different recipient base on the selected option?

    Will await your updates.

    Thanks.

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on March 19, 2013 at 06:23 AM

    Please check IT.

    A dropdown list does not appear in the list of available fields in UNIQUE QUESTION. 




    Please check it !! and  if can be done let me know , else please include it in the requirements list

    I have followed your instructions
    http://www.jotform.com/help/223-How-to-set-Form-Limits-Based-on-a-Unique-Question 

    uniquequestion not for dropdown list


    As you can see, the field (test) a dropdown list is not available for unique question.

     

    Please check it !! and  if can be done let me know , else please include it in the requirements list. 

    I have followed your instructions
    http://www.jotform.com/help/223-How-to-set-Form-Limits-Based-on-a-Unique-Question

     

    Thanks in advance,           Luis

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on March 19, 2013 at 07:41 AM

    Hi Luis

    I believe that feature is only available for textbox fields but I'll have to run some tests to confirm this and get back to you.

    Thanks

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on March 19, 2013 at 07:49 AM

    Please check IT.

    A dropdown list does not appear in the list of available fields in UNIQUE QUESTION. 




    Please check it !! and  if can be done let me know , else please include it in the requirements list

    I have followed your instructions
    http://www.jotform.com/help/223-How-to-set-Form-Limits-Based-on-a-Unique-Question 

    uniquequestion not for dropdown list


    As you can see, the field (test) a dropdown list is not available for unique question.

     

    Please check it !! and  if can be done let me know , else please include it in the requirements list. 

    I have followed your instructions
    http://www.jotform.com/help/223-How-to-set-Form-Limits-Based-on-a-Unique-Question

     

    Thanks in advance,           Luis

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on March 19, 2013 at 07:51 AM

    Thanks Abajan.

    I'll wait for your answer. 

    BR, Luis 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on March 19, 2013 at 08:17 AM

    My tests have confirmed that it will only work with textbox fields:

    Moreover, those fields cannot be "compound" fields like Full Name, Phone, (Postal) Address and so on which contain multiple textboxes. However, my tests have shown that it will work just fine on Email fields which have the Confirmation option set to Yes, even though they contain two textboxes:



    Incidentally, the Unique Question feature will not work on text areas:



    If you would like further info on this feature, please let us know.

    Thanks.

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on March 20, 2013 at 05:41 AM

    Thanks Abajan,

    just a question:

    would you include UNIQUE QUESTION functionality to dropdown lists in the requirements list? please

    It is very usefull when trying to share / distribute / hand out a list of items / tasks  avoiding multiple selections in ones whilst leaving others unchosen.

    Thanks in advance,            Luis 

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on March 20, 2013 at 09:12 AM

    Yes, you can make a dropdown field required. Just select the question and then click on Required button as shown on abajan's screenshot. 

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on March 20, 2013 at 10:51 AM

    OK, so you would like unique question feature to also work on dropdown fields. I have opened a ticket about this. Thank you for your suggestion. 

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    Answered by sanatanmandir on March 20, 2013 at 11:15 AM

    Hey ...This is Most Important Feature for any Kind of Web Form ...Please put Limit or Unique for Dropdown or check list Box Fileds..Exmple we have a one items and we like only one person pick this item then this item is hide or remove form form so...i hope you understend ...!!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on March 20, 2013 at 11:37 AM

    Yes, we quite understand. The submitted ticket contains that information. We'll keep you updated on any such implementation.

    Thanks for the suggestion.

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on March 23, 2013 at 06:13 PM

    Aytekin, Abajan,

    thanks for opening the ticket. I wait anxiously for your news.

    BR,            Luis 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by kenneth on March 25, 2013 at 05:54 AM

    Hi,

    This new feature should worked now. You can now add the DROPDOWN for the unique question. Please try to clean your browser cache to get the latest updates. Reply back if you confirm its working on your side.

    Thank you,
    Kenneth 

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on April 01, 2013 at 05:13 PM

    Hi kenneth,

    It works,  great job !! Thanks a lot.

    Just an issue, would it be possible not to show in the dropdown list the options already chosen?

    I mean, If "A" option has been previously selected, not to show it in the drop down list, when next one access the fom.

     

    BR,               Luis

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on April 01, 2013 at 05:20 PM

    Hi Luis,

    Thanks for your request. I have created a feature request about it on a separate thread since it wasn't related with the thread topic anymore. Thank you for your great feedback!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on April 01, 2013 at 05:29 PM

    @Luis,

    By the way, this can always be achieved using your form source code and add custom scripts there that create such function. How to get your Form Source Code

    Here's once that works: http://jsfiddle.net/cUtTM/3/

    Hope this helps. Thanks!

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on April 02, 2013 at 04:30 AM

    Elton,

    I've seen the one that works, but for me it's too difficult to change it to a simple drop down. I'm not an expertise.

     I'll try , but it's likely I have to wait for the feature request to be done.

     

    Thanks anyway.

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    Answered by luisgar2001 on April 02, 2013 at 04:39 AM

    For your info

    link to the feature request  http://www.jotform.me/answers/199926-Feature-Request-Remove-the-selected-option-in-a-dropdown-that-was-selected-on-the-previous-dropdown#0

    doesn't work, enter on a strange loop.

    BR,     Luis 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on April 02, 2013 at 06:39 AM

    @Luis

    Hi, the request thread was set to private by EltonCris.

    This is the reason you could not view/read it. But he did submit a request ticket using this thread that you created. 

    You will be notified via email or on this thread when new updates on the request feature is available.

    Thanks.