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    Advanced Drop Down Option

    Asked by vesperblack on November 18, 2011 at 05:14 PM


    Is it possible to create a condition where if an option is selected in one drop down list, then a particular option is hidden in another list?

    We run an event's company and have a guest list page. The page has a "venue" drop down with some venues listed. But we only offer these venues on selected nights. I wanted to create another drop down where they select the night they want to go to that venue, but we remove certain nights based on the venue choice.

    So if they choose Venue A from Drop Down A and we only have two nights for Venue A, then on Drop Down B those two specific nights are listed and the user can choose from. It just eliminates them choosing a night when the venue isn't on.

    I've played around with the conditions, but couldn't get it to work, so not sure if the feature is available.



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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on November 18, 2011 at 06:52 PM

    Hello Andrew,

    I would like to recommend you to use Show / Hide a form field conditions. For example, you can Show some specific Drop Down based on choice in Drop Down A.

    Please take a look at the following example:


    Please feel free to contact us if you need any other assistance.

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    Answered by vesperblack on November 19, 2011 at 09:34 AM

    Perfect. Thanks you very much for your help!

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    Answered by vesperblack on November 19, 2011 at 10:27 AM

    Ok, so I've updated the form on my site - http://vesperblack.com/guest-list

    However I've had to use the Javascript version because the iFrame version doesn't work. When I use the iFrame version, it shows the first drop down option regardless of whichever option you choose in the main drop down. Any reason for this?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by idarktech on November 20, 2011 at 02:05 AM

    Hi vesperblack,

    Since you have 2 forms on that page, I would suggest re-embedding your form's using an iframe code to avoid code conflicts that causes your form to lose functionality.

    Please try it and report here if that doesn't help. We'll await for your feedback. Thank you so much!