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titleGetting Started!

Before diving into these complex techniques we recommend that you become familiar with the Form Builder and complete the Beginner Tutorial.

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titleWondering where "/data/" went?

On July 5, 2016, we released an update to the application builder that changes the way you reference form questions. To read more about the new references, see this overview

 

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titleStill can't figure it out?

If you cannot find the information you need on this page we recommend looking into the archives of the CommCare Users Forum. If the question has not been asked before please write to the group.

 

Display Conditions

Display conditions, sometimes also called skip logic,are used to determine when a particular question should be shown to a user. While you can use the Form Builder to make basic display conditions, it is also possible to create very complex expressions.

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  • Available Functions - this page provides detailed descriptions and examples of all the possible CommCare Functions that you can use when making calculations or other expressions. Common examples of functions include: today(), string-length(), now(), and date() - these are very useful for manipulating data.

  • Show the username in the case list/details - this technique is important if you want to be able to show the username of the person who created or last interacted with a case in the case list or case details. This is primarily useful in applications that use Case Management.

  • Display an Answer to a Previous Question - this page explains how to show the display a calculation of another question in the label text of another question.

 

Info
titleWondering where "/data/" went?

On July 5, 2016, we released an update to the application builder that changes the way you reference form questions. To read more about the new references, see this overview