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    How to show set of textboxs based on the option selected in dropdown question?

    Asked by gbodle1972 on October 09, 2013 at 01:11 AM

    Hi Jot form support,

    My question is the following:

     

    Is there a way to create a form that has drop down box with let say 3 options.  

    If the user selects option 1 then text boxes a, b, c appear.

    If the user selects option 2 then text boxes d, e, f appear

    If the user selects option 3 then text boxes g, h, i appear.

     

    Thanks in advance for your time.

    Geoffrey

    text boxes selected create a form create thanks
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 09, 2013 at 01:33 AM

    Hello Geoffrey,

    Yes, that is very much possible to achieve. You can use "Conditional Show/Hide" feature to show or hide text boxes based on the value of your dropdown selection.

    Here is a guide which should help you understand how the conditions work:  

    https://www.jotform.com/help/57-Smart-Forms-Using-Conditional-Logic

    https://www.jotform.com/help/230-How-New-Conditions-For-and-Order-by-boxes-work-in-conditional-logics

    Here are the steps to achieve your requirement:

    1. Add a dropdown question and add required options in your form.

    2. Add 9 text boxes.

    3. Create conditions by clicking on the "Conditions" in your form toolbar:

    I have created a demo form for you with the exact requirement you are looking for. Here is the link to my form:  https://www.jotform.com/form/32793552226861

    Feel free to clone this form and check how it works. Here is a guide which should help you clone this form:  https://www.jotform.com/help/28-How-to-clone-an-embedded-form-from-a-webpage

    Hope this helps.

    Thank you!