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    How Do I Copy Whatever Is Selected in a Dropdown to a Text Box?

    Asked by twhite1969 on July 13, 2015 at 12:41 PM

    Hi I can't seem to copy text from one field to another. Numbers will copy but text is copying a "0" to the destination field.

    I created an example. http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51935033118955

    Thanks for your help!



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Pass Field Value to Another Field?

    copy text copy dropdown choice copy selection to a text field copy value populate text box copy to text box calculation
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on July 13, 2015 at 01:44 PM

    Hi,

    Here's how to fix that:

    1. With the form loaded in the form builder, click the Dropdown3 field and then its conditions icon, as indicated below:


    2. Click the condition to open it and then select Is Filled, and then in the calculation work area click the little 0-9 on the Dropdown3 button, so that it changes to a-z, as shown below:


    3.
    Save the condition and save the form

    Your form should now function like this clone. If you need more help with this or anything else JotForm related, please inform us.

    Cheers

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    Answered by twhite1969 on July 13, 2015 at 02:51 PM

    I should have noticed that.  It works great now.  Thanks!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on July 13, 2015 at 03:56 PM

    Glad to hear it!  If there is anything else we can assist you with, let us know and we will be happy to help.