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    Is it possible to copy text from one Text Box to another Text Box in the same form using the Conditions Wizard (and not injected CSS)?

    Asked by tmartini on June 29, 2014 at 10:55 PM

    e.g. Conditions Wizard input, 


    If [Text Box D] field [Contains] hummus




    Output To Field [Text Box E]


    yields rule


    IF Text Box D Contains "hummus"

    Insert [(5)] into Text Box E


    which causes a "0" to appear in Text Box E when "hummus" appears in Text Box D.


    Is there a way to have the word "hummus" appear instead of the value "0" (which maybe is what JotForm considers to be the calculated value of "hummus")?


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    Answered by ashwin_d on June 29, 2014 at 11:29 PM

    Hello tmartini,

    Yes it is possible to achieve your requirement. You need to click on the "Advanced Options" of your condition wizard and ensure that the check box "Insert field as text instead of numeric." Only then you should click on the  "Add Field" in the wizard. Please check the screenshot below:

    Please take a look at the following demo form which I created:  http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41798535876979? 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 tmartini on June 29, 2014 at 11:43 PM

    Thank you very much, this was exactly what I wanted!


    It also answers another question I had in my mind. I had thought that "Advanced Options" was somehow a label for the big area above it, which didn't really make sense. Because I thought it was a label, I never went to mouse over it and discover it was clickable. Maybe if it said "Show Advanced Options" (as a counterpart to "Hide (Advanced) Options"), I'd have clued in.


    Thanks again for a swift resolution of my issue!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on June 30, 2014 at 12:09 AM

    Hello tmartini,

    You are welcome.

    I'm very pleased that I was able to help you.

    On your suggestion related to "Advanced Options", I am sending it to our back end team. We will get back to you as soon as we have any update from them.

    Thank you!