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    Auto select radio button answer based on previous selections

    Asked by shaneksmith on November 03, 2015 at 04:08 AM

    HI I have tried to use the calculation wizard, but am failing to get the radio button to auto select further down the form.


    If I select "equipment size" Radio Button as "increased"


    If I select "Main Structure Type" drop down list as "Tower"


    I would like "structural check required" Radio Button to auto populate a selection on "GDC (Tower Manufacturer)"


    Link to Form: https://form.jotform.com/53037224575959

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    Answered by paul_x on November 03, 2015 at 04:53 AM

    Hi @shaneksmith.

    I tried to clone your form so I can test a solution but it wont let me. So I just made a sample including only the fields of interest. 

    Hope this helps. 

    - Paul


    Here's a live form (that you can clone) showing the output based on the conditions you specified. 

    (click image to zoom in)

    Below are the steps to achieve the result you want:


    1. Click on the Conditions icon


    2. Click the + New Condition button


    3. Select Update / Calculate Field's Value



    4. Follow the conditions in the screenshot below: (click image to zoom in)



    5. Click the Save button. (Click the Finish button - if applicable)

    6. Click the X button 



    7. Click the Save button then Preview your form.




    You can set the Structural Check Required radio button as READ ONLY (Yes) so that your users won't be able to change the selected option if the conditions you required are met.

    (click image to zoom in)

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    Answered by victor on November 03, 2015 at 08:55 AM

    Thanks @paul_x, you are right the way to update the value of a field is using conditions. In the condition, you would need to enter the label that you want to change, and not number (0,1,2,3,....).

    Please let us know if this helps.

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    Answered by dannyateatsa on August 12, 2016 at 06:15 PM

    Is there a way to select multiple radio button options within 1 condition?