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Re: Filtered Drop-downs on Tracker/Event Forms


Hi David,

This is not yet supported, you may have to write a script with custom
forms. We had a similar challenge during the eIDSR implementation in Rwanda
for selecting Laboratories by drilling down from region to district.


On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 8:13 AM, David Hagan <david.hagan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Hi,
> A quick question on whether the standard out-of-the-box capability of
> DHIS2 allows one to filter a drop-down based on a previous selection (I
> would assume something like this would normally be implemented via a rule -
> ideally the skip-logic rule area).
> For larger lists (e.g. diagnosis codes) I’m sure this must have been
> considered previously, but can’t find any mentions in the mail list, and
> can’t see how this can be implemented (using standard capability currently
> offered).
> We are looking at the scenario of implementing a simplistic version of
> ICPC for field encounters … and there are 2 quick potential ‘pre-selectors’
> that reduce final selection from hundreds to less than 30 items, greatly
> speeding up the data capture process for the end-user.
> (Note we are looking at using the latest v2.21 Android Tracker App as the
> basis for serving this encounter form)
> Cheers
> David
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