Display multiple choice selections as input table values

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    Asked on March 03, 2020 at 10:18 AM

    I have a health enrollment form that I am building that has a LONG (90+ entries) multiple selection question.  Based on which of them that they select, I have a follow-up question that requests more information about each of the items they selected (if any).

    Ideally, I'd like to have their selections populate the "Condition/Diagnosis" column in the follow-up grid.  Is there a way to do that?

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    Answered on March 03, 2020 at 02:33 PM

    If I understand your form correctly, you'd like the selected answers within the multiple choice field to pre-fill the Condition/Diagnosis column of the input table field below (one selection in the multiple choice added separately per row).


    Unfortunately, I'm afraid that what you want can't be done in this manner.

    However, I think you can achieve the same by using Configurable List widget.


    You can set the first field to be a dropdown, then the succeeding follow up questions as textboxes.


    You'll notice there is a plus (+) sign, so your users can add multiple rows.

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    Answered on March 05, 2020 at 10:43 AM

    Looks like that would have been perfect, except that the fields don't appear to map to the .PDF file that the form is built off of.  If that functionality can be built into the Beta .PDF form builder, that would be AWESOME.  There are a LOT of powerful widgets that don't seem to have the ability to map their outputs to the .PDF form builder.

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    Answered on March 05, 2020 at 12:18 PM

    True, the Configurable List widget can't indeed map to the Original PDF. However, even if that functionality exists, I think the PDF itself can't handle how dynamic the Configurable List is since we can't dynamically add rows on the PDF file.

    Looking at your form again now and taking into consideration the mapping, since the PDF file can't dynamically add rows as well, I think you can just keep using the Input Table field.

    You may change the Conditions column to be Dropdown so your users can just select from your list within the table and you won't need that extra Multiple Choice field.