How to Set Up Minimum or Maximum Number of Selections on Checkbox Field

Last Update: November 11, 2016

On this article, we'll guide you on how to require a Minimum and Maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be checked. For example, you may have a list of 8 checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of two (2) options but would like to prevent this user from selecting more than five (5).

Let's start:

1. First, you need to add a check box field. After that, click the gear icon as shown below:


2. A page will slide from the right side showing the properties for the check box field.

3. On that window/page, navigate to the "Surveying" tab, enable the "Entry Limits" option. You should be able to see two text boxes which would ask for an input for the minimum and maximum values.




When the user submit the form without selecting a minimum required options, this is the error they will see:



Otherwise, if they select more than allowed limit, they will see the error:



For questions, comments and suggestion, please kindly post it below!


5 Comments...


   
sherif_f (November 23, 2013 at 04:14 PM)

How to setup minimum for each field
For example (minimum letters or number in this field is )
Thanks

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divamarie (February 13, 2014 at 08:12 AM)

Thank you for the information


   
ullibrom (March 26, 2014 at 08:51 PM)



This form filled in and sent does not show the check box in the mail received.

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cmpdebbie (June 30, 2014 at 07:16 PM)

I have several fields where it is required for them to select one option and ONLY one option. However, despite having the minimum and maximum selections set at one the preview form allows me to check as many fields as I want. No message about too many or not enough. This is imperative to the form's usefulness by the end user. Please advise. Thank you!

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Michael Porter (November 05, 2016 at 07:31 AM)

Does this apply to radio buttons as well?

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