Is there a way to make a text field required if a check box is clicked?

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Jul 17, 2017 Jul 17, 2017

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I have a form I am trying to adjust. I want to make add a text field and make it required only if a check box above is checked. If the box is not checked no data is necessary in the field. Would someone tell me how to make this work? I'm a bit of a novice at coding but I have a resource who could likely help if we're pointed toward the process to make it work. Thanks!

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Adobe Community Professional , Jul 17, 2017 Jul 17, 2017

As the Mouse Up event of the check-box enter this code:

this.getField("Text1").required = event.target.value!="Off";

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Jul 17, 2017 Jul 17, 2017

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As the Mouse Up event of the check-box enter this code:

this.getField("Text1").required = event.target.value!="Off";

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Jul 18, 2017 Jul 18, 2017

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Awesome! That worked perfectly! Thank you!

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Nov 05, 2021 Nov 05, 2021

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Thank you! You are my savior!

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Mar 25, 2022 Mar 25, 2022

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Hi there, sorry to be ignorant but I am new to adobe sign. Where do I enter this text?

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Jul 12, 2022 Jul 12, 2022

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You go to the check box while in Prepare Form - go to Actions tab - select Mouse Up - selection Action is Run a Java Script - click Add.  A box will come up for you to paste this text.  Be sure to change the generic "text" info to the name of the text box you'd like to make required.

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Nov 07, 2020 Nov 07, 2020

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I'm glad I found this post after searching for a couple of days, and have the following question:

If I have two text fields that I want to make a required entry, after a box is checked, do I just repeat the code with the new field name?

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Jul 20, 2022 Jul 20, 2022

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Can I also jump in on this thread with a question related to this?

 

How can we hide that required text field and make it visible when the check box is selected? Will the code provided work if we add another code after it?

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