Invalidating a new data entry if a specific option is selected in that Event Form

All Options Fields can now be set to invalidate a form from being able to be saved. This means if a specific option is selected, the form cannot be saved and entered onto the system.

You may want an Event Form entry not be able to be entered and saved in the system if certain protocols haven't been completed, or if specific options in the form have been selected. Now you can set up an option in an Option Field to prevent a form from being entered (saved) on the system

You may want an Event Form entry not be able to be entered and saved in the system if certain protocols haven't been completed, or if specific options in the form have been selected. Now you can set up an option in an Option Field to prevent a form from being entered (saved) on the system

The image here shows that if "Not Received " is selected, then the form cannot be saved at all.

All Option Questions, including drop down and single selection fields, now have a new property in their Advanced Properties Section called "Invalid If"

All Option Questions, including drop down and single selection fields, now have a new property in their Advanced Properties Section called "Invalid If"

The options that are set as options for an Option Field are now available to be set to invalidate a form from being saved. The example in the image here shows that Received and Not Received can be set to invalidate the form. Only one option from question can be selected to invalidate the date entry form.

Once you select the field's option to invalidate the Event Form, an "Invalid If Message" box appears for you to write in the explanation as to why the user can't save the form if they select this option. The example here shows for a Doping Record a users will not be able to save the record if they selected "Not Recceived" for a TUE form

Once you select the field's option to invalidate the Event Form, an "Invalid If Message" box appears for you to write in the explanation as to why the user can't save the form if they select this option. The example here shows for a Doping Record a users will not be able to save the record if they selected "Not Recceived" for a TUE form

1: Once you select an option for a field that you want to be set to invalidate the form from saving then,

2: An "Invalid If Message " text area will appear for you to enter in message to the users informing them why the form is invalid (as shown in the image in the step below).

Next, enter in the message for the User. Make this message as clear as possible so they understand why they cannot save the event data onto the system.

Next, enter in the message for the User. Make this message as clear as possible so they understand why they cannot save the event data onto the system.

Preview the event form to ensure it is working correctly. The image here shows that when a user enters data into the event and the option is NOT selected the Invalid If message should not appear and that the user can save the form as they normally would

Preview the event form to ensure it is working correctly. The image here shows that when a user enters data into the event and the option is NOT selected the Invalid If message should not appear and that the user can save the form as they normally would

Preview the event form to ensure that if a users selects the option that invalidates the form, this prevents the form from being saved and shows the Invalid If Message on the site

Preview the event form to ensure that if a users selects the option that invalidates the form, this prevents the form from being saved and shows the Invalid If Message on the site

The user will NOT be able to save and enter data into the event form if that option is selected.

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