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    Can a check box item be used to effect fields?

    Asked by Freyer on June 02, 2014 at 10:16 PM

    I would like to use a check box with items 

     

    Laminated

    Steel-faced

    ect.

     

    When checked they would populate a drop down menu on my form.  Is there a good way to do this.

     

    Thanks,

     

    Pat

    check checked thanks items
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on June 03, 2014 at 02:23 AM

    Hello Pat,

    Yes you can achieve your requirement by taking advantage of our "Conditions" feature to show hide your dropdown based on the selection of your checkbox.

    Please take a look at the following form and see if this is what you wanted to achieve:  http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41531103084946?

    Here are the steps I followed.

    1. Added the checkbox question.

    2. Added one dropdown for every checkbox options. (In total added 3 dropdown question)

    3. Added condition to show hide the dropdown based on the selection of checkbox. Please check the screenshot below:

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

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by Freyer on June 03, 2014 at 02:11 PM
    Thank you for your help! You solved the problem! Excellent knowledge!

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