populate a box by whatever you choose from another dropdown

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    Asked on July 25, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    this is my form

    I want to make several selections from the dropdown and it automatically populate the text box below




    can you help me?


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    Answered on July 25, 2013 at 11:34 AM

    Hi, I can see your form though I am not quite sure where you want to populate from and to using your dropdowns and textboxes. My suggestion would be to start with this guide here http://www.jotform.com/help/107-How-to-Enable-Prepopulating-Fields. You can additionally refer to our Guide Section for more Pre-population Information here http://www.jotform.com/help/keyword_search.php?rpp=0&search=population and then if you are still stuck and need more help beyond that then just let us know so we can gladly help you out more to come up with a solution to better meet your needs. Though if we're able to think of something between now and then we will certainly get back to you about this.

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    Answered on July 25, 2013 at 12:03 PM
    thanks for getting back with me,,,

    in the drop down box there will be many items to choose from,,,,
    I want the customer to be able to choose multiple items and in choosing the item is populated into the text box below....

    Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:34:41 -0400
    To: phxbeach@hotmail.com
    Subject: Re: populate a box by whatever you choose from another dropdown
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    Answered on July 25, 2013 at 12:58 PM


    You Mean A Text area should be populated with all the values that are selected in a dropdown box.

    Well, You can acheive this using the form source code with some javascript codes. If you are willing to download the source code and doing this workaround. Please let us know, we are ready to help you.

    Thank you.