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Status Under Review
Categories Form Designer
Created by Sara Muth
Created on May 21, 2024

Auto-select options in a multi-choice control using form rules and external data variable

When a user selects an item from a drop-down list, I want to populate several fields. I’m using form rules and an external data variable to do this successfully with several fields.

However, I’m unable to set the checked values of a multi-choice field. We have several projects where we need to be able to do this.

Nintex has confirmed this functionality is not in the current product and suggested I submit this as an Idea.

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  • Sara Muth
    May 23, 2024


    Please see Case Number 00623136 for all the information I���ve already submitted regarding this issue.

    I worked with Tonia Powers for weeks on this and was assured that what we need to do cannot be done in the current product. It was even escalated to your developers. Tonia told me to submit it as an Idea. Tonia spent a lot of time trying to make it work as well.

    Thank you,

  • Admin
    Akshay Sud
    May 23, 2024

    Hi Sara,

    Thank you for posting the idea. I would love to understand the use case in detail - you should be able to set the default options in Choice - Multiple control using rules and data sources. Do you mind elaborating on the use case so I can better assist you?