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Can an option button be invisable and set to selected with a value?

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I have a set of option buttions in a group of 4
They are each set as not selected and have values ranging from 1 to 4.  If the web viewer does not select any of the four in the group, I'd like for a value of 0 to be selected.

I know that if I add a 5th option button, select it and assign it a value of 0, what I need will result.  One hitch:  I don't want the 5th option button visable or taking up space on the form.  

Help!
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Hi,

The easiest way is to keep the default value in the table for this field as 0.  If the user selects an option the value will change accordingly.

Example:
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You have a field in the table called Level
The OptionGroup on the form is called Level and has 4 values from 1 to 4.
In the table keep the value of Level field as 0
If the form submits null value for Level field,  the 0 will not change,  otherwise,  the 0 will be replaced by the value selected on the form.

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Thanks for the great advice.

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You are welcome nlesser
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