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Page Rules

With Page Rules, you can direct your form respondents to a specific page in your multi-page form based on their responses. This way, you can let your respondents view only the pages relevant to them while they fill out your form.

For example, if you want your employees to request for a laptop using an IT Asset Request Form, you can build a multi-page form as shown below with Employee Details, Windows Laptop Requirements, MacOS Requirements, Additional Requirements, and Tentative Date by which the employee requires the asset divided into different pages using the Page Break field. Configure Page Rules such that the employees who opt for Windows laptop are directed to the page where all the details related to Windows OS laptops are displayed and the ones opting for MacOS are directed to the page with Apple laptops, thus avoiding irrelevant page display to your employees.

Page Rules Example

Configuring Page Rules

To create a Page rule,
  1. Create a multi-page form using the Page Break field.
  2. Navigate to the Rules tab and click Configure Now.
  3. Select the page for which you want to configure rules.

    Select a page to configure rules

  4. Click and define the conditions and actions for the page rule.
    Note: If a page has no rules, then it will be directed to the next page in the form by default. To change this selection, you can direct it to the required page in the No Rules? section.

    Add a new Rule

  5. To add multiple conditions in a rule, click theicon.
  6. In the Skip to section, choose a page within your form where the respondent must be taken to if the rule is satisfied.
  7. To add more than one rule to a page, click the + icon below the Rule box.
  8. To duplicate a rule in a page, click the duplicate icon below the Rule box.
  9. In the Finally section, specify the page where the respondent should be taken to, if none of the rules specified for a page are satisfied.

    Page Rule Configuration

  10. Once you have configured the rules, click Add to save and view the rule summary.

    Page Rules Summary
  11. To filter rules, click the filter icon in the top-right corner. 
Rules are case-sensitive which means the conditions trigger actions only when the case of the text in the defined condition matches the case of the respondent input. Check out an example to understand this better.

Supported Operators

  1. IsChecks if the selected field is equal to the set value
  2. Is Not: Checks if the selected field is not equal to the set value
  3. Is Empty: Checks if the selected field is empty
  4. Is Not Empty: Checks if the selected field is not empty
  5. Contains: Checks if the selected field contains a value in the condition
  6. Not Contains: Checks if the selected field does not contain a value in the condition
  7. Contains Any Of: Checks if a field contains any of the selected choices
  8. Contains All Of: Checks if a field contains all of the selected choices
  9. Contains None Of: Checks if a field contains none of the selected choices
  10. Starts With: Checks if the selected field starts with the given value
  11. Ends With: Checks if the selected field ends with the given value
  12. Other Choice Is Not Empty: Checks if a value is entered in the Other choice
  13. Is Any Of: Checks if any of the choices chosen in the condition match
  14. Is None Of:  Checks if none of the choices chosen in the condition match
  15. Less Than:  Checks if a number is less than a given value
  16. Greater Than:  Checks if a number is greater than a given value
  17. Less Than or Equal To:  Checks if a number is less than or equal to a given value
  18. Greater Than or Equal To:  Checks if a number is greater than or equal to a given value
  19. Between:  Checks if a number/date is between 2 given values
  20. True:  Checks if logical TRUE value is returned
  21. False:  Checks if logical FALSE value is returned
The following table lists the operators that can be used with the corresponding field types to form a rule criteria in the  If section:

   Field Types
   Supported Operators
    Name
   Contains
   Not Contains
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Single Line, Multi Line, Phone
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Contains
   Not Contains
   Starts With
   Ends With
   Number, Decimal, Currency,     Rating, Formula
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Less Than
   Greater Than
   Less Than or Equal To
   Greater Than or Equal To
   Between
Address
   Contains
   Not Contains
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
Email, Website
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Starts With
   Ends With
Date, Date-Time
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Less Than
   Greater Than
   Between
Time
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Less Than
   Greater Than
Decision Box
   True
   False
Terms and Conditions
   True
   False
Radio, Dropdown
   Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Starts With
   Ends With
   Other Choice Is Not Empty
   Is Any Of
   Is None Of

Multiple Choice, Checkbox, Image Choices
   Contains
   Not Contains
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
   Contains Any Of
   Contains All Of
   Contains None Of

Matrix Choice    Is
   Is Not
   Is Empty
   Is Not Empty
Slider
   Is
   Is Not
   Less Than
   Greater Than
   Less Than or Equal To
   Greater Than or Equal To
   Between

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