Just like in variables, it would be a great idea if we have multi-pick list option under forms and fields. This will help in cases where on has to create multiple forms with dropdown option to cater for one item with multiple sub-items.
The case we have makes the option of multi-pick in fields the better fix.
For example, I have a form for User Creation and assigning systems rights. I have created fields (using dropdown option) to cater for user groups in systems so they can be matched with the user. In some systems, a user appears in more than one user group. So I create another field with dropdown and call it "system_name group 2,3,4...". I have to do this even for up to five or six groups.
If multi-pick was available, I believe it would have been an easier option. I will have one field with multiple options.
Yes this has come up multiple times before:https://samanage.jiveon.com/ideas/2099
Add "Multi-picklist" option as a Field Type for Forms and Fields
I recommend upvoting these other posts.
In general I think that variables are too limited, you can't edit them after submission and you can't report on them. They should just be replaced with custom fields.
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