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Autocomplete fields based on Select value?

Thread began 4/26/2012 8:08 am by gary.brett434358 | Last modified 4/27/2012 11:09 am by gary.brett434358 | 1935 views | 12 replies

gary.brett434358

Autocomplete fields based on Select value?

Hi there, using DA I have insert forms to add contacts & orders to my database. On insert_orders.php I have a select field where I can choose a contact to bind to the new case which works well.

Is it possible once the contact is selected multiple other fields could be hidden as they already exist in database; address, postcode, telephone etc?

I am trying to do away with insert_contact.php, allowing users to either select existing contact or create a new one & bind to case within one form.

insert_case.php

If contact exists then -
SelectFld1 - Search for existing client and hide other contact related fields on form

If contact doesn't exist then -
InputFld1 - Contactname [autofill or manual]
InputFld2 - ContactPhone [autofill or manual]
InputFld3 - ContactPostCode [autofill or manual]
InputFld4 - ContactAddress1 [autofill or manual]
InputFld5 - ContactAddress2 [autofill or manual]

I am sure its not the right way but could I perhaps use SA 'show region' saying if SelectFld1= NULL then show InputFld1, InputFld3 , InputFld3 etc etc

Kind regards for your help once more.

Gary

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