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Advice required for multi-select and list filter

Discussion in 'Professional Support' started by ontarget, Jul 23, 2018.

  1. ontarget

    ontarget Active Member

    Level: Community
    Hi I have a form whereby users will select from a number of options
    We need to be able to filter the list based on a number of these selections e.g see all respondents who chose Limerick, Clare and Galway.
    Would data capture via a multiselect dropdown or check boxes work, or would Yes/No responses be better? e.g Clare Yes/No, Galway Yes/No Cavan Yes/No

  2. cheesegrits

    cheesegrits Support Gopher Staff Member

    Level: Community
    List filtering should work with a multi-select join element to a "county" table, which is what I presume you are thinking about. Which also gives you more flexibility for any other reporting you may want to do outside of Fabrik, as it gives you a many-to-many junction table with the selections in it.

    I definitely wouldn't go for a solution using individual, hard wired Yes/No elements. Use a 'county' table, and a multi-select join to it.

    -- hugh
  3. ontarget

    ontarget Active Member

    Level: Community
    Thanks for the advice Hugh

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