Add and Import Choices in a Choice Field | Zoho Creator Help

Add and import choices

Add and import choices in a choice field

Applicable to the following choice fields: Drop down , radio , multi select , and checkbox .

Zoho Creator offers the following options for adding choices to the above-mentioned fields. Choose that which works best for you.

Add a choice

  1. Open the form builder.
  2. Select the required field.
  3. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Choices  section on the right.
  4. Click the + icon next to any existing choice. An input box will appear.
  5. Type the new choice in the input box.

Add or import multiple choices in one go

  1. Open the form builder.
  2. Select the required field.
  3. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Choices  section on the right.
  4. Click  Advanced  and choose  Import Predefined Choices .

  5. In the pop-up window that appears:
    1. Select  Add your own choices .
    2. Remove/delete the given choices ( Choice 1, Choice 2, Choice 3 ).
    3. Copy-and-paste or type the required choices. Ensure that each choice is in a separate line:
  6. Click  Done . The choices you add will be appended to the existing choices.

Import predefined choices

  1. Open the form builder. Select the required field.
  2. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Choices  section on the right.
  3. Click  Advanced  and choose  Import Predefined Choices . In the pop-up window that appears:
    1. Select any of the predefined sets ( Gender, Age, Employment,  etc.). The choices for that set will appear on the right.
    2. Hover on a choice from the set. The trash can icon will appear. Click it if you do not want that choice to be added to your field.

  4. Click  Done . The choices you select will be appended to the existing choices.

Copy choices to clipboard

  1. Open the form builder. Select the required field.
  2. Navigate to the  Field Properties > Choices  section on the right.
  3. Click  Advanced  and choose  Copy choices to clipboard .
  4. Open another form and repeat steps  1  &  2
  5. Click  Advanced  and choose  Import Predefined Choices
  6. In the pop-up window that appears:
    1. Select  Add your own choices .
    2. Paste and edit the copied choices.

  7. Click  Done . The choices you select will be appended to the existing choices.

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