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    Unselect radio button via Condition

    Asked by HRMink on March 25, 2014 at 02:18 PM

    Is there a way to unselect a radio button? Once it's selected it can only be changed to another option in the same question. However it cannot be unselected. 

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    Answered by TitusN on March 25, 2014 at 04:38 PM

    I'm afraid there is not.

    For now you have two options (perhaps more upon further consideration) to overcome this:

    1. Use the Checkboxes instead:

    Those can be unselected.

    2. Add a 'Reset Form' button:

    This will reset all results on the form - Including the radio button selections.

    Let us know if this helps.

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    Answered by HRMink on March 25, 2014 at 05:11 PM

    Yeah may have to swap out all the radio buttons for checkboxes. Thank you! You guys provide prompt support and I'm very appreciative. 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by TitusN on March 25, 2014 at 05:12 PM

    Much Obliged - here to help if you need us.

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    Answered by sdmform on March 08, 2015 at 01:20 AM

    You can actually use the Conditions and "Update a form field value" to output to your radio button field a value that does not exist.  For example I have a radio button that has "Yes" "No" options and if based on another fields condition if I set the output to 0 it will clear the radio button selection.

    That worked for me..  :-)

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    Answered by EltonCris on March 08, 2015 at 10:43 AM


    You're right. This is now possible since radio and check boxes has been recently added in the update a form field value condition. I believe this wasn't available the time my colleague replied to @HRMink.

    Thank you anyway for your workaround. That's greatly appreciated. :)