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    How can I Populate Pre-Selected Matrix Choices?

    Asked by danhusum on July 31, 2015 at 02:05 PM

    My goal is to use the matrix as an inventory checklist. Is it possible to auto populate the choices so they are pre-checked upon opening the form? This would allow the crew to save time by having the super long inventory checked as "accounted for".

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on July 31, 2015 at 03:23 PM

    Yes, it's possible to automatically populate your form matrix field.

    I'd recommend using our Populate.IO Tool to make this easier on you.

    Example Matrix Form (before): 

    http://form.jotform.us/form/52116375075150? 

     

    Example Matrix Form (after):

    http://goo.gl/6CY01H 

     

    Example Populated URL for Quick Access:

    http://form.jotform.us/form/52116375075150?q1_matrix[0][0]=true&q1_matrix[1][1]=true&q1_matrix[2][2]=true&q1_matrix[3][3]=true 

     

    However, since you're looking to create a Inventory Checklist I would additionally also like to point out that we do have Checklist & Inventory Widgets for this which you may find useful if you haven't seen them yet.

    Also, there is our actual AutoFill Feature that works with your browser cache for saving and continuing.