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    Using the update/calculate field condition

    Asked by marlinnoir on February 17, 2016 at 10:55 AM

    iI would that the value selected should be copied in the field called " Nom du bénéficiaire. Is it possible and in this case how do i proceed?

    Thanks a lot.


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    Answered by david on February 17, 2016 at 02:21 PM

    You can use the update form field/calculation condition to copy a field value to another field.  Here is our guide on how to do so:


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    Answered by marlinnoir on February 17, 2016 at 03:46 PM
    New response receivedThanks it works!!. So another question : when a list ( coming from word or excel by simple past) contains several columns (name adresse town for example )could we copy this column ( adresse or town for example) in the appropriate field.
    Sorry for by scolar english.
    Thanks in advance
    Gerard NADEAU
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    Answered by david on February 17, 2016 at 04:57 PM

    The update condition should forward whatever data is entered to the field to the appropriate field.  Depending on the formatting of the text you are copying, the formatting may not be retained. 

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    Answered by marlinnoir on February 18, 2016 at 05:46 AM
    New response receivedThank you David for your reponse about my form : https://form.jotformeu.com/5329386
    According to the following screen copy , can I do what I want : that’s when clicking in the field “liste des ...” copy in fields shown by an arrows parts of the line ( the options are pasted with word or excel : there is no difference in the result).
    This from is included in retzchauffeurs.fr ( jimdo) a tool very useful for drivers ( social program).
    Thanks in advance David
    Gérard NADEAU
    Galet Blanc
    49 route de la Pointe Saint Gildas
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    Answered by Jan on February 18, 2016 at 11:38 AM

    Just like what David mentioned, you can use the Update/Calculate field condition in order to copy the option that was chosen on another input field.

    You can also use Radio buttons so that once an option is chosen, the corresponding value will be populated on the target field by using the Update/Calculate field condition.