Checkbox field with 1 radio functionality

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    Asked on August 11, 2016 at 04:09 AM


    I've created this form . as a test.

    My goal is to have a checkbox field like below 


    please select from the list below: 

                                     I own a car.

                                     I own a bike.

                                     I own a house.

                                     I own non of the above.

    i want form fillers to be able to select multiple choices but if they select "I own non of the above." all other selections will be deselected and you cannot select anything else.

    Is that possible? if it is please help me do that.

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    Answered on August 11, 2016 at 06:58 AM

    Regarding your question, there is no direct way to do that but you can create something similar to it by using conditional logic. If you want you can clone revised version of form.

    I added to checkbox fields as you see here

    The conditions of these two fields depends on the idea of hide/show principle. 

    If you need any further assistance from our side, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

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    Answered on August 12, 2016 at 12:53 AM

    Thank you for this answer. And i hope that you can implement such options in the future.

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    Answered on August 13, 2016 at 02:40 AM

    Hi aipptraining2.

    If you want to have this kind of widget in the future, please tell the JotForm team that you intend to make a Feature Request on the "none-of-the-above" checkbox with exclusive choice functionality. 


    A few notes on the use of "none-of-the-above" in Multiple Choice Question in Online or Pen & Paper questionnaires / survey:

    It is not recommended to include "none of the above", "not applicable" (N/A) or "don't know" as they provide an easy way out for respondents not to answer the question regardless of whether they have an answer.  

    When providing answer options, make sure your list is exhaustive and has all possible options that a respondent could choose. But, in the rare case that you think you might not have all answer choices down or cannot remember all applicable options, providing an alternative for respondents who cannot find a suitable answer choice is a good idea.

    An answer choice that can be helpful in accomplishing this inclusivity is by adding the option Other (please specify) [figure below] with an open-ended text box where respondents can write-in a more specific answer if the choices you offered is not applicable to the respondent (car, bike or house). Other (please specify) keeps the respondents honest and engaged in your question and ensures that the quality of your collected data remains high. 

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    Answered on August 13, 2016 at 05:29 AM


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