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    Custom special values for drop down menu

    Asked by zurick on May 03, 2013 at 03:08 PM

    You can choose "Special" value lists for drop down menus such as US States and Days. Can you create your own value lists? For instance, I need 30+ drop down fields to all show the same option list. But if that list changes I'll need to edit all 30+ fields. Or is there some other way to do this?


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    Answered by jonathan on May 03, 2013 at 04:39 PM


    Yes. You can create your own value list. Just put them in the options.

    You can use the field's duplicate property to reproduce several similar fields.


    There is an easier way to pre-populate the drop down lists with a lot of data -- copy/paste the data from a lists. I usually use spreadsheet lists to copy data lists and paste it on the drop down field option value. See image below



    Hope this help. Please inform us if you have further question.



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    Answered by criddell13 on June 19, 2013 at 12:35 AM

    Is there a way to automate this so that the drop down list can be dynamic?

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    Answered by dinesh-it on June 19, 2013 at 02:21 AM

    Hi, Unfortunately you have to edit all the dropdown options if you need to change the values in the dropdown box. 

    There is no way to automaticaly update all other dropdown box options if you make change in one dropdown.

    Thank you.