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    How to load down menus, from a database table or file?

    Asked by BusinessBICl on March 19, 2015 at 03:09 PM

    Hi, I need to add in my forms a dropdown menus with predefined data and that selecting one of these data the other fields are filled in case of being at the base of datoy, and those that are not are updated once a person envie the form,

    you can do this on your platform?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on March 19, 2015 at 06:09 PM


    Unfortunately it is not currently possible to populate your field selections from an outside source.  The fields created are static and cannot be dynamically updated. 

    It is possible to update fields based on entries within your form using conditional logic:


    However, the conditions are also static and cannot be updated from an outside source.

    If you have any further questions, let us know and we will be happy to help.