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Show/Hide columns/rows in matrix question

Use columnsVisibleIf and rowsVisibleIf properties to show/hide columns and rows in matrix question


                        
        
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                var json = {
    questions: [
        {
            type: "checkbox",
            name: "car",
            title: "What cars have you being drived?",
            isRequired: true,
            colCount: 3,
            choices: [
                "Audi",
                "BMW",
                "Citroen",
                "Ford",
                "Mercedes-Benz",
                "Nissan",
                "Peugeot",
                "Tesla",
                "Toyota",
                "Vauxhall",
                "Volkswagen"
            ]
        }, {
            type: "checkbox",
            name: "categories",
            title: "What categories could you rate?",
            isRequired: true,
            colCount: 3,
            choices: [
                "Style",
                "Performance",
                "Comfort",
                "Quality",
                "Safety",
                "Features"
            ]
        }, {
            "type": "matrix",
            "name": "carRating",
            isRequired: true,
            "visibleIf": "{car.length} > 0 and {categories.length} > 0",
            "title": "Please select best car for each category?",
            "rowsVisibleIf": "{categories} contains {item}",
            "columnsVisibleIf": "{car} contains {item}",
            "rows": [
                "Style",
                "Performance",
                "Comfort",
                "Quality",
                "Safety",
                "Features"
            ],
            "columns": [
                "Ford",
                "Vauxhall",
                "Volkswagen",
                "Nissan",
                "Audi",
                "Mercedes-Benz",
                "BMW",
                "Peugeot",
                "Toyota",
                "Citroen",
                "Tesla"
            ]
        }
    ]
};

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You may use expression properties:

  • choicesVisibleIf in radio group, checkbox and dropdown questions.
  • columnsVisibleIf and rowsVisibleIf in matrix question
  • and rowsVisibleIf in matrix dropdown question
to hide/show choices items, columns and rows in these questions. The expression runs against each choices item. To get the current item value, please use {item} variable in your expression.

The following expression below means: the item is shown if, the same value is checked in the {car} question and it is not selected in the {bestcar} question.

{car} contains {item} and {item}!= {bestcar}

Every ItemValue object has its own visibleIf property. You may override the top level choicesVisibleIf property and define visibleIf expression for an individual choice item.