Dynamic Field: display data from 2 fields next to each other?

By: Flo Ubr | Asked: 12/04/2022
ForumsCategory: General questionsDynamic Field: display data from 2 fields next to each other?
Flo Ubr asked 1 year ago

I've set up a dynamic field to show values from another form ("Gewicht eintragen") and field ("Gewicht"): It's a list of checkboxes with weights a user has entered before.

   

 

 

Now, next to the weights I'd like to show also the date the user entered these values (this would be the field "Datum") - like in the mockup below - is this possible?

 

 

However, for calculations on another field I would still like to be able to use just the weight. So the date should be only displayed like a label but not be part of the value of the checkbox. Not sure if Formidable can handle such more complex situations?

1 Answers
Victor Font answered 1 year ago
You can definitely show the labels as you you want. See this: https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/frm_setup_new_fields_vars/#kb-display-two-fields-in-a-dynamic-field. The prolem you'll have is that Dynamic fields are the wrong type of field if you want to use the field value in a weight calculation. The value of a Dynamic field is the entry ID of the related record, not a value you can use in calculations. Lookup fields will use the weight value. See this: https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/dynamic-vs-lookup-fields/

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