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    Conditions are not updated in real time

    Asked by willemivo on June 11, 2014 at 05:30 PM
    Update: conditions are not always updated when the identifying text (IF [text], SHOW...) is changed. I can't reproduce when this occurs, however, I'm certain it did occur.
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    Answered by Mike_T on June 11, 2014 at 06:11 PM

    Let me please inform you, that we do not update conditions upon changes in options (answers).

    Here is an example:

    If you change Green to Yellow under options, it will not be reflected on conditional rule. In other words, condition is based on the exact text value and not on the answer position.

    If you are referring to something else, please provide us with additional details. Thank you.

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    Answered by willemivo on June 12, 2014 at 07:56 AM

    This is what I referred to. From your example I understand that I should manually update conditions every time I change some text that is subject to a condition. Right? 

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    Answered by BryanPaulo on June 12, 2014 at 11:18 AM


    Yes, you are correct. Like what my colleague said, the conditions are not based on the position of the options. It is in reference to the field's value. So, in his example, if you are just going to add Yellow from the existing option, then there's no need to update the condition BUT if you are going to replace Green with Yellow, then, updating your condition logic is necessary.

    Hope this clarifies your question.