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enter Y for yes N for no

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Mar 03, 2019 Mar 03, 2019

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I have this one text field I want the user to enter Yes or No. To save time is there a javascript to allow Yes to be entered when they just type in y or n so then No would get populated in the same field. I use to have a drop down, but I don't want to use that option. Does anyone know a little javascript that would enable me to do this? Thanks.

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Community Expert , Mar 03, 2019 Mar 03, 2019

You can use this code as the field's custom Format script:

if (event.value.toUpperCase()=="Y") event.value = "Yes";

else if (event.value.toUpperCase()=="N") event.value = "No";

else event.value = "";

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You can use this code as the field's custom Format script:

if (event.value.toUpperCase()=="Y") event.value = "Yes";

else if (event.value.toUpperCase()=="N") event.value = "No";

else event.value = "";

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Works perfectly, exactly what I was looking for, thanks again Gilad.

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You're welcome. Just keep in mind this code doesn't change the actual value of the field, only the display value.
If you want to change the actual value use it as a Calculation script.

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ok. I'll try it both ways to fully understand what this means. Thanks.

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Hi Gilad, just another quick question regarding this script. I have at least a dozen different sizes like 1 5/8", 2 3/8", 2 78", 4", etc. How can I apply this bit of code to do the same this as with the yes/no. Is is possible to use an alphabet code like - type into the text field (a) for 1 5/8", (b) for 2 3/8", (c) for 2 7/8" and so on and the last option would be other?

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Sure. There doesn't have to be any relation between the entered value and the new one.

For example:

if (event.value.toUpperCase()=="A") event.value = "1 5/8\"";

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Yeah, I got it. This is a very cool feature. My job just got easier. Thanks, bro.

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