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    New Feature checkbox: update automatically selected attribute when you change the options

    Asked by nystea on November 16, 2015 at 01:55 PM

    If I create a checkbox field, the default is Option 1, Option 2, Option 3. 

    Editing is easy. However, the changes do not take effect unless you close the settings. To create a preset choice, you have to close and open properties a second time.


    Create a Checkbox. Go to properties. Change Option 1, Option 2, Option 3 to Yes, No. 

    Go to the Selected box to default Yes and Option 1, Option 2, Option 3 still shows. I now have to close settings, click the field, choose properties, scroll down and then choose Yes.

    Is there a way to make this a single step?


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    Answered by victor on November 16, 2015 at 04:40 PM

    If I understand you correctly you would like jotform to update other properties automatically once you have changed the options, as shown in the image below. I am not sure is this is possible but will request this feature to our team so they may analyze and see if it can be implemented.


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    Answered by nystea on November 18, 2015 at 10:42 PM

    Thanks Victor, you understand correctly. 

    Nice animated capture too. It shows all the steps I was hoping to bypass with a single edit.

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    Answered by Jan on November 19, 2015 at 02:07 AM

    On behalf of Victor, you're welcome. We'll notify you via this thread once an update is available. Thank you.