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    The drop-down list is truncated if i set many values

    Asked by uicca on April 09, 2013 at 04:53 AM

    Hi,

    the drop-down lists:

    Comune di nascita, Comune di residenza, Luogo rilascio

    should contain these items: http://www.giovaniavventisti.it/temp/comunicazioni/comuni.txt​​, but lists are truncated when i compile the form in preview mode.

    Thanks for your assistance.

    Gianluca

    Page URL:
    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/30975393981973

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    preview www assistance thanks
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    Answered by sidharth_kch on April 09, 2013 at 05:47 AM

    @uicca

    I haven't checked all the values but i did checked it randomly and see that out 11012 option values the form displays only 2619 values.

    I am not sure how many records a dropdown box can possibly display. I am creating a ticket and forwarding your issue to our development team so that they can have a look.

    Thanks,

    Sidharth 

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    Answered by uicca on April 09, 2013 at 06:06 AM

    Hi.

    I will inform you that we need of this feature. This is the list of all italian municipalities. A lot of other websites use that list to fill in forms.

    Thank you for your support! 

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    Answered by sidharth_kch on April 09, 2013 at 06:11 AM

    @uicca

    You are welcome. Someone will get back to you on this soon.

    Should you have any questions feel free to contact us.

     

    Thanks,

    Sidharth

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    Answered by uicca on April 09, 2013 at 06:12 AM

    If there's a limit for drop down list in JotForm a solution can be:

    if X < 500: show all;

    if X > 500: show the follwing: 1...500, 501, 1000, 10001....

    BUT how do that?

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    Answered by sidharth_kch on April 09, 2013 at 07:53 AM

    @uicca

    Actually you can create multiple dropdown list and then show / hide these dropdown by using "Conditions".

    Please refer this guide for more information on Conditional Logic on Forms

    Please let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thanks,

    Sidharth

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    Answered by aytekin on April 10, 2013 at 04:39 AM

    Unfortunately, this feature crashes browsers that's why we need to truncate the data. 

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    Answered by uicca on April 10, 2013 at 10:16 AM

    That's not a good solution. We need to load that list that contains officlal information about all town in Italy.

    We must use it because we need right information about the town.

    We must choose another service on internet that permit to load big drop down list and I have discovered another service, so I must migrate all to the new one.

    Can you support me to avoid to cancel my account on JotForm? Thanks! 

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    Answered by uicca on April 10, 2013 at 10:18 AM

    aytekin on April 10, 2013 at 04:39 AM write:

    Unfortunately, this feature crashes browsers that's why we need to truncate the data. 

    Sorry, but I have already tried another service and I can load the long list: the form wotk fine and no crash of browser. 

    Update your system!

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on April 10, 2013 at 10:53 AM

    Like it's been explained above, our feature currently crashes browser that's why data is truncated .

    However, there is a ticket open on this thread so that our developers can look into it further and improve it

     

     

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on April 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM

    We have opened a bug ticket about it.

    I understand this feature is important for you. Can you split the data into multiple dropdowns for now? 

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    Answered by uicca on April 11, 2013 at 03:48 AM

    Yes, this feature it's very important for all italian users.

    I can't spilt the data into multiple dropdown lists because I need a unique list in the excel.

    I have tried other services and they offer no limit in the dropdown lists, please solve the problem as soon as possible to avoid me to migrate. Thanks 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on April 11, 2013 at 08:58 AM

    @uicca

    I think, even if you split the data lists into multiple dropdown lists, you will still be able to retain the unique list. You will only need to name the dropdown list unique also (i.e. dropdown1, dropdown2...).

    The 1st dropdown will contain only the 1st half of the lists, the 2nd contains the 2nd half of the lists. This is assuming each of the items in the list is unique.

    It is possible that the form user will select from either dropdown the inappropriate data (which is possible also even if you are using a single dropdown list)., 

    Also, although I am not sure yet how much lists the autocomplete field can have, you can also use this as alternative to dropdown field... the user will have to type a certain part of the list before they can select -- this will minimize clicking on the dropdown and searching for the item.

    The resulting submissions data will provide you a unique lists for each form responder.

    Hope this help. Inform us if you have further inquiry on this.

    Thanks.

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    Answered by uicca on June 18, 2013 at 05:50 AM

    Any new news about the long list?

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    Answered by sidharth_kch on June 18, 2013 at 07:18 AM

    @uicca

    I am sorry but we have not received any updates from our development team.

    As soon as there are any updates on this, you will get the notification via this thread.

    Thanks,

    Sidharth

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    Answered by uicca on June 18, 2013 at 07:19 AM

    Thank you for your answer.

    That's a very important feature for us. Please, press for this update.

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    Answered by sidharth_kch on June 18, 2013 at 07:48 AM

    @uicca

    You are welcome.

    Your vote is counted. This thread is already forwarded to our developres. We'll keep you posted if there will be any updates regarding this request.

    Thanks,

    Sidharth