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    Can I populate values to multiple fields based on the answer of a certain field?

    Asked by asifjamilakhtar on July 29, 2016 at 08:07 AM
    How do v populate multiple field based on 1 field. E. G i want to populate
    employee name, region and email address on the basis of employee number
    populate multiple update field conditions populate values
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    Answered by John_Benson on July 29, 2016 at 09:04 AM

    This is possible with the use of Update/Calculate Field condition. However, you will need to create a lot of conditions in order to do this. I created a demo form (https://form.jotform.com/62074327499969), please do check it.

    Here's a guide on how I did the demo form:

    1. Create 4 text boxes. The fields are for ID, Name, Age and Email.

    2. Click the Conditions button in the Form Builder.

    3. Select Update/Calculate Field condition.

    4. The condition should go like this:

    If the value of ID is equal to "001" then "John Smith" will be entered in the Name field.

    5. You need to create a condition for the other fields as well.

    If the value of ID is equal to "001" then "30" will be entered in the Age field.

    If the value of ID is equal to "001" then "johnsmith@companyemail.com" will be entered in the Email field.

    6. Here's how it will look like:

    You might want to check this guide: How-to-Populate-Field-with-a-Value-from-Another-Field

    Hope that helps. Thank you.

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    Answered by asifjamilakhtar on July 29, 2016 at 09:45 AM
    Can multiple logics b implemented in 1 conition
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by John_Benson on July 29, 2016 at 10:21 AM

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to have multiple "do / action" statement in the Update/Calculate Field condition. In the condition wizard, there is no "+" sign or no option to add another "do / action" statement. 

    Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.