JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.
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.
How can I populate dropdown boxes and check boxes with informationAsked by Holth62 on March 17, 2015 at 09:20 PM
I would like to use information from another application (mobile website) to populate drop down boxes. For example i want to connect a jotform to a project management platform. Within the project certain resources are assigned to the project (people and assets/plant &equip). So lets say I have a form where i want to add the people to the jotform as attendees to a meeting. Rather than having to type in or create multiple fields can I populate a checkbox with all the names and add them?
I am not sure if I have understood your question correctly. Do you mean to say that you want to populate the drop down / check box options values?
Unfortunately it is currently not possible to dynamically add drop down / check box options from any other source. It should be only be added in the drop down / check box property from form editor.
If you have already added all the names in check box / radio button then you can take advantage of our "PrePopulate Fields" app to generate the URL to pre-populate form field: http://prepopulate.jotform.io/
Please check the screenshot below:
Hope this helps.
Do get back to us if you meant to ask something else.