Load lift guide

By: Antoinette Swanevelder | Asked: 07/05/2023
ForumsCategory: How-toLoad lift guide
Antoinette Swanevelder asked 10 months ago
Hallo Guys, I so hope you can assist me with a solution on how to create a simple (what I thought must be simple but doesn't seem to be) form, where the website visitor can look up which crane to use for his project. He needs to select a weight in tons and a radius in meters, and the form must output or show the visitor which crane will be suitable.  I tried to do it with conditional dropdowns, but get stuck with how the output should work. There is not a formula or calculation I use.  Please find attached the image with the data, to give you a better idea. I don't want the visitor to just check the table to find the suitable crane, I need them to choose the two values and the suitable crane should be shown. No need to submit the form. Just a lookup for the visitor. Any suggestions or tutorial for me to follow would be awesome Thanks Antoinette
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Victor Font answered 10 months ago
I would create a lookup table of weights/radii and use Ajax to display the results.
Antoinette Swanevelder replied 10 months ago

Sorry for my ignorance, but may I ask for a step-by-step explanation of how to do that?

Victor Font answered 10 months ago
Here are some tutorials: https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/dynamic/, https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/dynamic-vs-lookup-fields/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk4ncRUZKKc
Antoinette Swanevelder replied 9 months ago

Hallo, so this is what I did, I created the data form and the public form, imported the data from csv file, but now how do I retrieve the results using Ajax, to display the relevant crane option, I can't find a clear tutorial doing that?
I'm very much in the dark here. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks Antoinette

Victor Font replied 9 months ago

Creating an Ajax request is done using jQuery and a custom PHP function. See this: https://api.jquery.com/jquery.ajax/

Victor Font replied 9 months ago

If this level of custom coding is beyond your capability, I suggest you consult with a developer. Here's where you can find help: https://formidable-masterminds.com/developers-directory/

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