What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.
At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.
We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.
Is there a way to add the drop down menu for states into the address section?Asked by KBF2014 on September 08, 2014 at 11:51 AM
I noticed in the address properties that the State Field is ( input_12_state ) is there a way to delete or edit that out and add the ( input_35 ) in its place to have the drop down State Feild?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to replace the state field with a drop down field. I believe with a little work around it is possible to achieve your requirement but the state dropdown will still be a separate field. Here are the steps you should follow:
1. Hide the "State" field frmo the address. Please check the screenshot below:
2. Add a drop down field in your form to list the states. and hide the label of this field with the help of custom css code.
3. Add custom css code in your form to position this drop down field in the place of state text box. Please take a look at the following form where I have added a drop down field in place of state field: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42483534790965?
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 need any changes.
New response receivedWhen I clone the form that has your drop down state menu on it and open it on my jotform site it doesent have the drop down in the same place that it is on your form. Mine places it in a seperate line not connected to the address menu. I noticed yours has Jotform Pro on it mine is premium could that be the differance?
New response receivedWhen I clone the form that has your drop down state menu on it and open it on my jotform site it doesent have the drop down in the same place that it is on your form. Mine places it in a seperate line not connected to the address menu. I noticed yours has Jotform Pro on it mine is premium could that be the difference?
I could not locate the cloned form. I cloned the form, so it is now available in your account. The clone maintained the original features and positions.
Please let us know if we can assist you further.
New response receivedI opened your cloned form up and the state drop down is on the form but it is in a different field not in the address field where it was on the form of yours that I looked at. I don't have the pro version just the premium is that the difference.
The difference between account types are mainly related to the monthly limits. Free accounts have access to full functionality of Jotform application. I believe this is more a browser related issue.
Google Chrome alignment:
Which browser and version are you using?
I believe in this case perhaps it might be an option editing the source code of the form so that the state field becomes a dropdown menu instead:
Let us know if this is a solution for you.