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    How to change the input options on Matrix drop down boxes

    Asked by Laurihiking on January 20, 2014 at 06:10 AM

    I'm using the matrix survey item via the 'survey tools'. I'm also using the 'drop down' box option for my matrix. I see that the default responses for the drop down box are 'yes, no'. How do I change the default responses? In my example, I want to make the possible option selections to be '1, 2, 3 or 4'. Thanks much in advance for your help!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on January 20, 2014 at 07:01 AM

    Hello Laurihiking,

    Yes you can change the default dropdown values to "1,2,3,4" in the matrix field. Here are the steps to change the default value of your dropdown box:

    1. Select the matrix question of your form and click on the gear looking icon.

    2. Click on the "Show Properties"

    3. Click on the "Dropdown Options" property and then change the values to desired texts:

    I have cloned your form and changed the dropdown values to "1,2,3,4". Take a look at this form: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/40193205951955?

    Feel free to clone this form and take a closer look. This guide should help you in form cloning: https://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-Clone-an-Existing-Form-from-a-URL

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by Laurihiking on January 20, 2014 at 12:30 PM
    Thanks. solved my problem.
    Lauri Wischner678-677-2028laurihiking@hotmail.com

    Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:01:59 -0500
    To: Laurihiking@hotmail.com
    Subject: Re: How to change input possibilities on Matrix drop down boxes
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    Answered by Anastasia_ld on January 14, 2015 at 10:51 PM

    Hi how about if i want to change the drop down text for different columns?

     

    For example

    Name      Id          Date of birth

     

    For each one of those fields i would like a different type of drop down text

     

    Is it possible?

     

    Here is my form: 

    FORM

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 15, 2015 at 09:54 AM

    Unfortunately, not possible. If that's the case, try our configurable list widget: http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/configurable_list.

    We've made a special guide for this widget, kindly check it here: http://www.jotform.com/help/282-How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget.

    Thanks