How to Limit the Number of Selections on a Checkbox Field

August 6, 2021

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. Add the Multiple Choice (Checkbox) Field to your form then click the GEAR icon to open its Properties Wizard.

2. Go to the SURVEYING tab and enable the ENTRY LIMITS option. You would then see two textboxes which would ask for an input for a Minimum and Maximum values.

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

And if they selected more than the allowed limit, they will see this error:

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