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Dropdown, Radio Button and Checkbox Elements

Last Updated: July 15, 2021

Dropdown and Radio Button

If you want to include multiple selections on your form, you can take a look at the advanced options for creating a form. Here, you will find functions that will allow your form to automatically draw information from the dynamic data manager in order to display changes to it in real-time.

For the Dropdown and Radio Button form elements, you can manually map out the IDs and Display value on your form (Fig. 1) or call data from the Master Table and Record App via the use of External Dataset (Fig. 2).

Fig. 1: Dropdown Element / Radio Button manual data field mapping

To do call data from an External Data set using Dropdown and Radio Button:
Select your empty dropdown or radio button element field on the Form Builder.
Tick the box beside the Use External Dataset to configure its dropdown menu.
Next, select the table from the Dataset dropdown that you wish to use, then select the corresponding data from the table to appear in the display column.

Fig. 2: Dropdown Element / Radio Button External Dataset field mapping

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ⓘ NOTE: The Dropdown and Radio Button contain the same configuration properties. The only difference between them is the Multi-Select function which is applicable only to the dropdown element.


This element contains options that are marked with (✔) check symbol when selected in the form. This element is also often used for Yes-No options.

Desktop View

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Updated on: 15/07/2021

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