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Show/Hide choices in radiogroup/checkbox/dropdown


                    var json = {
  "elements": [
      "type": "checkbox",
      "name": "car",
      "title": "What cars have you being drived?",
      "isRequired": true,
      "colCount": 4,
      "choicesOrder": "asc",
      "choices": [ "Ford", "Vauxhall", "Volkswagen", "Nissan", "Audi", "Mercedes-Benz", "BMW", "Peugeot", "Toyota", "Citroen", "Tesla" ]
      "type": "radiogroup",
      "name": "bestcar",
      "isRequired": true,
      "choicesOrder": "asc",
      "title": "What car did you enjoy the most?",
      "hideIfEmptyChoices": true,
      "choicesVisibleIf": "{car} contains {item}",
      "choices": [ "Ford", "Vauxhall", "Volkswagen", "Nissan", "Audi", "Mercedes-Benz", "BMW", "Peugeot", "Toyota", "Citroen", "Tesla" ]
      "type": "radiogroup",
      "name": "secondcar",
      "isRequired": true,
      "choicesOrder": "asc",
      "visibleIf": "{car.length} > 1",
      "title": "What car is your second choice?",
      "choicesVisibleIf": "{car} contains {item} and {item}!={bestcar}",
      "choices": [ "Ford", "Vauxhall", "Volkswagen", "Nissan", "Audi", "Mercedes-Benz", "BMW", "Peugeot", "Toyota", "Citroen", "Tesla" ]

                    window.survey = new SurveyKnockout.Survey(json);
            survey.onComplete.add(function(sender) {
            document.querySelector('#surveyResult').textContent =
            "Result JSON:\n" + JSON.stringify(, null, 3);

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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.