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[EP-tech] Re: load values in field B based on what user selects in Field A



Hi Mick

	If you need to force field 1 to take a value depending on field2, then you may want a subject tree rather than two namedsets.  I would be interested in hearing more about the use-case you're trying to solve here.

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On 18 Dec 2014, at 10:22, Michael Eadie wrote:

> Hello list
> 
> I've got a multi-value compound field that has 2 sub fields.
> 
> Both sub-fields are of type namedset whose values are stored in separate text files.
> 
> Is there a way in eprints to populate the select > options for field 2 based on what the user picks for field 1?
> 
> I've been having a look at documentation around file lookups for compound fields, but I'm not sure I'm on the right track with that as these seem to load a single value into the related field (whereas I want a drop down list)
> 
> I suppose this sort of thing would be done client side using javascript  - is this the way to go here as well?
> 
> Any pointers would be much appreciated.
> 
> Regards
> Mick
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