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    Can Radio Buttons Trigger Conditions?

    Asked by Golfbase on May 13, 2014 at 08:53 AM


    I am currently working on a form to use for my companies 'Faulty' items dept.

    We currently sell on 3 different platforms and depending on which platform the customer has purchased their item from we require different information.

    Q. Is there a way to show different options (just 1) based on the choice of the previous dropdown or radio button?

    e.g. Choosing 'A' on the dropdown displays 'X & Y' options on the following tab - Choosing 'B or C' will display option 'Z'.

    Hope your can help





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    JotForm Developer

    Answered by ceren on May 13, 2014 at 09:56 AM

    Hi Golfbase,

    You can achieve your requirement with using our Conditions feature. It allows you to show/hide field(s) based on the value of an another field.

    You can follow this steps for adding conditional logic to your forms.

    If you have any other questions please let us know.

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    Answered by Golfbase on May 13, 2014 at 12:45 PM

    Thanks Ceren,

    I noticed the Conditions feature from a template but couldn't find where it was.

    Appreciate the quick responce.



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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on May 13, 2014 at 03:31 PM

    First of all, you must add all of the fields you wish to have in a form.

    While on edit mode for any form,  click on the Setup & Embed  and click on "Conditions" button

    accessing conditions


    Then select "SHOW/HIDE" a form field

    If you select "SHOW" , that means the field will be only shown upon a condition is met, otherwise it will remain hidden. It is the opposite for the HIDE condition.

    For example, in the screenshot below, we got this condition

    IF Radiobutton (this might be the name in the label of the radio button field)  is EQUAL TO "Alpha" (one of the options in the field)

    THEN SHOW "Textfield"  (another field that remains hidden until the condition is met)


    I hope you get the point, feel free to request for more help, or explain in detail the scenario you are willing to accomplish and we will be happy to help you.

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    Answered by Golfbase on May 15, 2014 at 03:23 AM

    Thanks for the further reply - I have since played around with this function and have since been able to do exactly what I need to do, which is great!

    Really appreciate the feedback guys! - Thanks