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    Radio Buttons: Add "Other" option field

    Asked by mbombasi on October 31, 2014 at 09:39 AM

    I am asking a series of yes or no questions and I want to allow the option for providing additional information for each question.  I can't find a matrix table widget that allows me to do this.  Can anyone help?



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    Answered by Charlie on October 31, 2014 at 11:55 AM


    What I understood is that you would like to have your questions with radio buttons of "Yes" and "No" to have another radio button with an input textbox labeled as "others"?

    With the matrix field, unfortunately it's not possible. What you can do is make separate radio button options for each question. You can set the "Spread columns" to 2 so that they will be in one line, although the "Other" radio button will be placed under them.


    In my case I use a custom CSS code to place the "Other" radio button inline with them using this code:

    #cid_26 > div > span.form-radio-item {

        clear:none !important;



    I added it in the JotForm Form Designer->under the CSS panel on the right.

    Please do take note that the ID fields and structure of element would differ from your end. If you need further assistance on the styling you can get back to us any time.


    I hope this helps.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by mbombasi on November 02, 2014 at 06:21 AM
    Not what I was looking for. Please look at my screenshot as a tplate for
    what I need.
    Each question can be answered yes or no and be able to provide am
    explaimation or more details for each yes/no answer.
    So each question in the matrix would have 2 radio button columns and 1 text
    On Friday, October 31, 2014, JotForm Support Forum <
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    Answered by jonathan on November 02, 2014 at 07:39 AM


    The image/screenshot you had provided previously was not successfully uploaded. So we could not view it.

    Please retry uploading the image again (follow this guide http://www.jotform.com/answers/414264)

    It will help us better understand your requirement.

    We will wait for your update.