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    Show radio button selected option to a field.

    Asked by mgcaledonian13 on September 15, 2014 at 03:29 AM

    I want to let people see what they have selected from a Radio button List.

    If they select  name in a contact list I want to let the user see who they have selected in either an text box or a separate field before submitting the form.

    To see the field I am referring to please select  a Name.



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    Answered by jedcadorna on September 15, 2014 at 07:43 AM

    I'm testing this in the form builder, but I don't see it possible for now. What you can do is download your form source and apply some custom javascript to do that.

    If you want some custom script just let us know so we can help you. I'll also try to create a sample, but I can't assure when. I will make some more test and update this thread and I had any success using the form builder to pass radio button selected value.


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    Answered by jedcadorna on September 16, 2014 at 06:26 AM


    Sorry for the late response. I have created a sample form that populates value of selected radio button. What I did was to create 11 separate fields for each 'Contact List 2014-15' selection and set a conditional logic that if Contact List is equal to then show this field.

    Here's a sample:

    Here's my form URL http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42582850772966 if you want to clone this form. Please see our guide on how to clone a form https://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-Clone-an-Existing-Form-from-a-URL.

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    Answered by mgcaledonian13 on September 16, 2014 at 07:31 AM
    Thanks for that solution, I had considered that but thought there might have been an easier way, so looks like I will go down that long road.
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    Answered by jedcadorna on September 16, 2014 at 08:50 AM

    At first I thought of using the form source but then I realized that this can be done by conditional rule so I then checked and it does work.

    For me hiding and showing fields base on the selection would be easier compare to making a custom script which is a laborious process.