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    how can i create an "other" option with type in text for radio buttons and checkboxes?

    Asked by MindfulSchools on October 15, 2013 at 06:52 PM

    Hello,

    Is there some way to have an "other" option when I use multi-select checkboxes or single select radio buttons where the user can enter in some short free form text?

    Kind of like...

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    Thanks!

    David

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    Answered by jedcadorna on October 15, 2013 at 07:04 PM

    Hi,

    Yes this is possible, You'll just have to enable it in your form builder. Please see the steps below on where/how to enable this.

    1. Click on the Dropdown and Radio | Property | Choose Allow Other "ON"

     

    Hope this was able to answer your questions. Feel free to post a ticket if you have questions.

    Thanks,