I have a small requirement , where in i have 2 lists say List A and List B.

In List B, i have a lookup column which is looking up to List A column.
Now on selection of Lookup column value in List B i want to bring in another column value from List A and append it to a choice field or a text field and dynamically change the text field to drop down if it is possible.

Hope you can help me out on this!

1 Answer 1


Per my knowledge, we can't save a dynamical value to choice field.

For your case, you could get data from list A by rest api and populate to a text field and save.

Sample code: enter image description here

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js"></script>
        $(function () {
            //replace fields and list name as yours 
            $('select[Title="LookupParent"]').change(function () {
                var parentID=$(this).val();
                    url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('parent')/items?$filter=ID eq " + parentID + "",
                    type: "GET",
                    async: true,
                    headers: {
                        "accept": "application/json;odata=verbose",
                        "content-type": "application/json;odata=verbose",
                    success: function (data) {                        
                    error: function (jqxr, errorCode, errorThrown) {

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