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Add paired drop-down lists to a form

Use paired drop-down lists to enable the respondent to choose an option from the first list, then refine their choice with a corresponding option from a second list.
  1. Go to the form you wish to edit.
  2. Go to Edit > Edit formsbuilder page.
  3. Under Allow the user to make a choice, select Paired drop-down lists.
  4. In the Field name box, enter the name you want to appear as the column heading in the form submissions table. For example:

    Arrival time
  5. In the Label box, enter the question or instruction to show the respondent on the form – for example:

    When will you arrive?
  6. In the Options box, enter the first option of the first drop-down list – for example:

  7. Select Add second list item and enter the first option for the second drop-down list. Continue to add the options for the second drop-down list.
  8. To add the second item to the first drop-down list, select Add new item.
  9. Select Add second list item and enter the options for the corresponding second list.
  10. Use Add new item to create a second option for the first list, then continue to select Add second list item for all the other options.

    Add or edit paired drop-down lists
  11. If you want a particular option to be selected when the respondent arrives on the form, choose the relevant options from Pre-selected item for the first list and Pre-selected item for the second list.
  12. Choose whether to display the Label above the checkboxes or at the left. The Label displays at the left by default.
  13. To make this question mandatory, select Required. The respondent must choose an option before they can submit the form.
  14. To show the checkboxes only to editors of submissions – and hide it from respondents – select Only visible to editors.
  15. Select Save.
  16. Select Done at the top right to view the published form.

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