2 Replies Latest reply on Jan 12, 2017 2:14 PM by daniellep80606780

    Clear text field when checkbox is unchecked

    daniellep80606780

      Hello,

       

      I'm trying to write some JavaScript for new forms at work.  I've been able to write a code so that when a checkbox is checked, the information from one set of fields copies over to another:

       

      if(getField("Check Box12").value!="On")

      this.getField("Applicant's Name").value = this.getField("Property Owners Name").value;

      this.getField("pertyAddress").value = this.getField("Address").value;

      this.getField("Contact Name1").value = this.getField("Contact Name").value;

      this.getField("Phone1").value = this.getField("Phone").value;

      this.getField("Postal Code1").value = this.getField("Postal Code").value;

      this.getField("Cell Phone1").value = this.getField("Cell Phone").value;

      this.getField("Email1").value = this.getField("Email").value;

       

      What I'm trying to do now is if that checkbox is unchecked, have the text fields clear and reset to blank.  Right now I'm trying to use this and it is not working:

       

      if(getField("Check Box12").value!="False")

      this.resetForm("Applicant's Name")

      this.resetForm("pertyAddress")

      this.resetForm("Contact Name1")

      this.resetForm("Phone1")

      this.resetForm("Postal Code1")

      this.resetForm("Cell Phone1")

      this.resetForm("Email1")

       

      Any suggestions?

      TIA!

        • 1. Re: Clear text field when checkbox is unchecked
          try67 MVP & Adobe Community Professional

          Couple of notes.

          - To execute more than one line of code after an if-statement you have to use curly brackets around the whole code block.

          - The default value of a check-box that isn't ticked is "Off", not "False".

          - You can reset multiple fields in a single command by putting then in an array as the parameter of the resetForm method.

          - I believe you defined your conditions the other way around. The "!=" operator means NOT EQUALS. You probably want to use the EQUALS operator, which is "==".

           

          So combining it all your code should be something like this:

           

          if (this.getField("Check Box12").value=="Off") {
              this.resetForm(["Applicant's Name", "pertyAddress", "Contact Name1", "Phone1", "Postal Code1", "Cell Phone1", "Email1"]);
          } else {
              this.getField("Applicant's Name").value = this.getField("Property Owners Name").value;
              this.getField("pertyAddress").value = this.getField("Address").value;
              this.getField("Contact Name1").value = this.getField("Contact Name").value;
              this.getField("Phone1").value = this.getField("Phone").value;
              this.getField("Postal Code1").value = this.getField("Postal Code").value;
              this.getField("Cell Phone1").value = this.getField("Cell Phone").value;
              this.getField("Email1").value = this.getField("Email").value;
          }
          
          • 2. Re: Clear text field when checkbox is unchecked
            daniellep80606780 Level 1

            Thank-you very much! That worked perfectly.