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    How can can I get a text box to open only in the event a corresponding check box is checked?

    Asked by wadecarpenter on October 22, 2013 at 05:19 PM

    I would like a user to have check box options and once an option is selected a text box drop down/open under the check box for them to provide additonal data.

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    Answered by EltonCris on October 22, 2013 at 06:00 PM


    That's possible with Hide/Show Condition.

    Setup & Embed > Conditions > Select Hide/Show  a Form Field

    Then create a condition that'd show the drop down field check a checkbox option is checked. Example:

    If checkbox is equal to option1, show drop down field.

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