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Hi, I have two fields that I am trying to make a conditional rule with but am not able to within the rules of Caspio.

 

 

I have two lookup table I am using for drop down box options and I would like to conditionalize the options available - or the default selection - of drop down B based on the selection in drop down A.

 

 

I have drop down A - provider types:

 

10 - Main SFA

12 - Sub SFA

30 - Athletics

40 - Departments

397 - Campus Card

 

I have drop down box B - invoice types:

 

1 - By Date

2 - By Total

3 - POS Detail

4 - Page Break

5 - Multipage

6 - By CUstomer

7 - Total Only

 

 

So, if the submittor selects "30 - Athletics" as their provider type I would like the default option for invoice type to be "3 - POS Detail" but they still have the option to change if necessary.

 

 

I am not sure if this is possible but any help would be appreciated.

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Hello Liz,

 

You can try the following JavaScript code:

<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
function select_default()
 {
    var first_dropdown = document.getElementById("InsertRecordAdropdown");
    var selection = first_dropdown.options[first_dropdown.selectedIndex].value;
    var second_selection = "";
    if (selection==1) second_selection = 3;
    if (selection==2) second_selection = 5;
    if (selection==3) second_selection = 7;
    var second_dropdown = document.getElementById("InsertRecordBdropdown");
    for (var i = 0; i < second_dropdown.options.length; i++ ) 
       {
        if (second_dropdown.options[i].value == second_selection)
            {
                second_dropdown.options[i].selected = true;
            }
       }
 }


document.getElementById("InsertRecordname").onchange=select_default;
</SCRIPT>

Please, insert names of yours drop-down lists instead of Adropdown and Bdropdown.

Usually, values of drop-down lists are numbers, so I have used numbers.

You can use words, for example:

 

if (selection=="30 - Athletics") second_selection = "3 - POS Detail";

 

and so on.

 

I hope, it helps.

Please feel free to ask, if the code is not clear.

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Hi Jan,

 

Thank you so much for helping!

Would I put this in the header or footer of my data page? Does it matter?

 

Also, will a comma have an effect on this portion in red:

 

if (selection=="30 - Athletics") second_selection = "V1 - Sort By Date, Item Detail";

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Hi Liz,

 

Please enter the code to the Footer element.

If the code is entered to the Header element, it can do not work.

 

As far as I know, a comma should not have an effect.

 

Please make sure, that Display and Value in your drop-down lists are the same.

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