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  • Best way to set up survey list

    Hi, I am setting up a survey list where the selection can be only "yes or no". I created checkboxes. The problem is all the checkboxes are defaulting to being checked. I would like the form to open with none being checked so they would only select the ones they want. Is there a way to do it globally rather than change each of the 40 checkboxes?
    And then secondly how do get to add a "yes" to the field that the check box is linked with. It doesn't seem to be doing anything whether checked or unchecked.
    Thank you in advance
    Larry

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    RE: Best way to set up survey list

    Larry,

    The checkboxes are only showing that there is data there. What happens when you enter a new record?

    I asume each checkbox is a Logical field. Then you would have a RTF to show "Yes" or "No" if the field was "T" or "F".

    Keith Hubert
    Guild Member
    London.
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    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
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    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert


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      RE: Best way to set up survey list

      Keith,
      Thank you for answering. Your right, After I changed to "checkmark" from "default checkmark" and made the true result fit into the field box(I had it replying with the 3 letter "yes" in a two character field) it started to show up correctly. I wish there was a way to select these and repair globally though.
      Thanks again

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        RE: Best way to set up survey list

        Larry & Keith,

        Have you tried Cal Lockin's AIMS_Format addit? It works well and does what you want. You can select any number of elements and change any of their attributes at one time.

        Dave
        Dave Jampole
        www.customalpha.com

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