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    The Dropdown List Special Options Countries list only includes "Congo"

    Asked by WBGIMFAfricanSociety on December 02, 2015 at 06:32 PM

    There are 2 countries with the name Congo in them, the Democratic Republic of Congo (aka DRC or Congo Kinshasa) and Republic of Congo (aka Congo Brazzaville). The countries list only says "Congo". Please add the 2 Congo options.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on December 02, 2015 at 09:47 PM

    Thank you for this information. I was able to see the lacking in the Dropdown list Special options using "Countries"

    I will send a report to our higher team support so they can apply the patch on this.

    We will notify you here once updated.

    Regards,

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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on December 03, 2015 at 12:27 PM

    We have added this to our feature request list, however, let me suggest you to use the Country Picker widget instead, this one list both countries:

    Republic of Congo 

    Democratic Republic of Congo

     

    To add the widget, simply search for "country" it in the Widgets bar and you'll see around 3 widgets , choose the "country picker"

     

    Here is the demo form:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51862318414959?

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    Answered by WBGIMFAfricanSociety on December 08, 2015 at 04:04 PM

    Thanks so much for the quick response. When I attempt to delete the the Dropdown list Special options using "Countries" I get the following message. Not sure that means all my data collected from previous submissions will be deleted or going forward.

    If you delete this question, you'll lose the associated data.
    Are you sure you want to proceed?

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    JotForm Support Manager

    Answered by Jeanette on December 08, 2015 at 05:11 PM

    Yes, if you delete a field, you lose the data on that column. So, my advise before adding the widget and deleting the old one is to download the data.

    Here is a guide to do this:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/44-How-to-Export-Form-Data-to-Excel