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    Configurable List: 'Default Value' option request for Text field type

    Asked by drainbolt on July 15, 2016 at 01:09 PM

    I'm using the configurable list widget in my form. I've had a request from submitters to turn the hint values into default values. Is there a way to do this?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by John_Benson on July 15, 2016 at 02:15 PM

    If I understand you correctly, you would like the Hint Text to become the Default value in your Configurable List widget. If yes, then it is possible by using the "static" parameter.

    Currently, this how your widget looks like:

    Here's a guide on how to change it to static text or default value:

    1. Select the widget and then click the wand icon.

    2. Replace the value "text" and use "static" instead.

    3. For the drop down, you can just replace the "Please Select" to the value that you like. For example: New or Existing: drop down: New, Existing: New

    Here's the result:

    Complete guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/282-How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget

    Hope that helps. Thanks!


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    Answered by drainbolt on July 15, 2016 at 02:45 PM
    It kind of does- thank you for getting back to me. But I still need to them to be able to change the values if they’re something other than the default. Does that make sense?
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    Answered by Mike on July 15, 2016 at 04:18 PM

    Unfortunately, the Configurable list widget does not have an option to specify 'default values' for the Text field types.

    We have forwarded a feature request ticket to our developers to see if this can be implemented at some point.

    There is no ETA for when it can be implemented, but we will let you know if we have any updates.