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    What is causing the required hidden field not to populate?

    Asked by nystea on November 02, 2015 at 06:46 PM

    Hi,

    This form has a preloaded list of schools and a hidden field for new schools. The field appears if Other is selected and is supposed to be required.

    The attached screen shot shows what was received earlier tonight. I manually edited the form to add the new school into the blank field. 

    Do I have something set up incorrectly? When the students start registering, the Other/New School relationship has to be operational. I can figure out a faculty member, but with student email addresses, I'll never know where they're coming from.


    Thanks!

     

    Jim

    Page URL:
    https://form.jotform.com/51539459935166

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    hidden required hidden selected blank field thanks
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    Answered by Sammy on November 03, 2015 at 02:18 AM

    Hello Jim,

    I did test you form by submitting a sample application and when other was selected the school name was populated accordingly.

    On what browser were you submitting your form? I did the test with Firefox.