How to Conditionally Change a Field to Required

February 12, 2024

This guide shows how to change your form field’s “required” flag using conditional logic. This is useful if you need to conditionally turn your optional fields required or vice versa.

To conditionally toggle your form field’s “required” flag

  1. In the Form Builder, go to Settings at the top.
  2. Select Conditions on the left.
  3. Add a new Enable/Require/Mask Field condition.
Steps to add an Enable/Require/Mask Field condition in Jotform Form Builder
  1. On the next page, set up your condition rules.

In this example form, the conditional logic is as follows:

An Enable/Require/Mask Field condition sample in Jotform Form Builder
  • IF: Will you come with a partner?
  • STATE: Is Equal To
  • VALUE: Yes
  • DO: Require
  • FIELD: Partner’s Name
  1. Once you’re done, select Save at the bottom.

See also: How to Set an Input Mask Conditionally.

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