How to Limit the Number of Selections on a Checkbox Field

March 26, 2022

In this article, we’ll guide you on how to require a minimum and a maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be checked. For example, you may have a list of Eight (8) checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of three options but would like to prevent this user from selecting more than five.

Let’s start:

  1. Click on your Multiple Choice (checkbox) element’s gear icon to open the Properties panel.
  2. Go to the Surveying tab.
  3. Enable the Entry Limits option. You would then see two fields where you can input the Minimum and Maximum values.

When the user submits 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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