Handling multiple fields in rules

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    • #20301

      Hi,

      I got a form with 4 Tabs. Initially only the first tab shall be visible and as soon as all required fields are not empty the others shall be visible.

      I got it to work with one field but not that all fields must be filled. How to combine the rules so the tabs appear when all fields are filled?

      thanks.
      Christoph

    • #20324
      Alexander Bautz
      Keymaster

      Hi,
      This needs two rules and some custom js. First add two rules.

      First rule
      Rule friendly name: showTabs
      trigger: No trigger (must be triggered manually)
      Visible tabs: list of tabs

      Second rule
      Rule friendly name: hideTabs
      trigger: No trigger (must be triggered manually)
      Hidden tabs: list of tabs

      Then add this to the Custom JS:

      function showTabsWhenAllRequiredFieldsAreFilledIn(){
          var arrOfFields = ["Field1","Field2","Field3"], allFilledIn = true;
          jQuery.each(arrOfFields,function(i,fin){
              if(getFieldValue(fin).length === 0){
                  allFilledIn = false;
              }
          });
          if(allFilledIn){
              clearInterval(showTabsInterval);
              spjs.dffs.triggerRule(["showTabs"]);
          }else{
              spjs.dffs.triggerRule(["hideTabs"]);
          }
      }
      var showTabsInterval = setInterval(function(){
          showTabsWhenAllRequiredFieldsAreFilledIn();
      },1000);

      Change “arrOfFields” to match your fields.

      This will check to see if all fields have been filled in every second, and when they are it will show your tabs.

      Let me know how this works out.

      Alexander

    • #22856

      Hi,

      since I updated DFFS with the latest version I got following error, with the above code.

      ERROR – You are trying to trigger the rule “showTabs”, but there is no rule with this id defined.

      but it did work before. There was never a rule connected with this function.

      thanks for any help.

      this has been resolved.

    • #22859

      sorry Alexander,

      this has been resolved. I found the error already.

      thanks.

    • #22867
      Alexander Bautz
      Keymaster

      I’m glad you figured it out.

      Alexander

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