Autopopulate hidden field with data from entries

I have a form that allows a user to send a text message (using the Twilio addon) and I would like to have a hidden field that autopopulates a list of phone numbers separated by a comma. I can use the data from entries field type, but then I have a drop-down menu on the […]

ordering data from entries

Hi, Is there a way you can control the order for data from entries into a drop down box. Currently it automatically sorts all entries into alphabetical order, regardless of the order the entries are imported from a .csv.   regards  

Advanced search not matching fields with more than one word and &

Hi, I have built an advanced search form and it works fine on all categories that have a single word e.g. ‘Sales’ or ‘Engineering’. However, when I search for post under the category of ‘Charity & Voluntary’ or ‘Admin, Secretarial & PA’ for example, I get “No entries found” despite there being posts under those […]

“Other” Option for Data From Entries Field

Making a “state/city dependent dropdown” as described here, http://formidablepro.com/knowledgebase/field-types/using-data-from-entries-fields/ , I find myself in need of an “Other” option/field. Obviously I can make “Other” appear as an option by simply importing a city named “Other” for each state… but it appears that Formidable regards all the ‘other’ options as distinct for the purpose of setting […]

Make Data From Entries Field Entry disappear

I have a form collecting data for trees on site I use on my mobile phone In a Data From Entries Field diplaying as a Dropdown on a form In it I have Tree 1, Tree 2, Tree 3, Tree4 etc etc Say I have collected my data for Tree 1 and hit Submit Is […]

Data from entries auto update?

data child

I have a form with a chained drop down populated by a custom taxonomy using parent values for the first drop down and child values for the second depending which is selected in the first. It works fine, however, when a new child is added to an existing parent it is not being excluded in […]

Data from Entries – Remove Duplicate Values

I saw Robert had asked about this a while ago here, and I’m trying to find a way to do it right now. At the time, Steph didn’t see the justification for it, but I have one, however idiosyncratic. I’m using a data-from-entries in an Advanced Search Form with only one field. The values become […]

Data from entries returns a number

I have created a data-from entries form with country/region/xxx I create a post with this form – the value goes into a custom-field “xxx”. But the value that is saved in the custom-field is the number “21758″ (the ID of the entry for xxx) html generated: xxx how can I set the value of xxx […]

Data from entries concatenated text

I’m trying to combine several DFE fields into one concatenated text field.  They all reference the same field in the linked form and are shown as dropdowns to the front end user.  I was able to get the DFE field to convert to text into another field, however I’m having trouble adding additional fields into […]

Re-usable form fields

I’m trying to create re-usable form fields using the Data from Entries fields.  Is this possible?  it’s not working for me currently. form 1: 3 fields – drop down list of values and two sets of check boxes form 2: I want to include the 3 fields from form one as “Data from entries” and […]

Drop down options – data from entries or custom listing

Safari

Hello, I have a client field at the beginning of a form – it is an autocomplete drop-down and it shows entries from a custom post type. The rest of the form remains hidden until a selection is made (a hidden section heading field is used to control this). I can either make this client […]

Default value of unique key field not updating if one element is from a Data From Entries drop-down

Hi, I have set a unique key field in a form, populated by [user_id]_[get param="post_id"]_[172] where [172] is a drop-down data from entries list, in this case the ID of ‘Collections’. The logic is that I don’t want users to be able to add the same post to a collection more than once. The problem is that […]

Display a message if data from entries limited to user contains no options

Hi, hopefully a simple one, but I can’t seem to work it out! I have a data from entries field that uses the setting to limit options to the current user. If the user has not created any entries in the referenced form I am still getting the label and submit button, but obviously no […]

Autocomplete on Data for Entries

Hi Formidable crew… I’m a little stuck using Autocomplete / dropdown combo. I’m using a data from entries field to populate it – but the data from entries don’t inlclude a ‘blank’ option – so the default is always for the first in the list to appear. I can’t create a ‘blank’ entry in my […]

Restricting ‘Data From Entries’ to certain records

Hi, I have a Data From Entries field on a form where I want to display a restricted list of entries. Essentially I want those entries that were created by the current user (an option that is already available) *plus* any entries created by other users that have been marked as public (I have a […]