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I have created a SharePoint list which includes multiple drop down columns. What I need to do is when I select a item from the first drop down column (which is a look up column) the second drop down column should show options only related to the value in the first column. I am using SharePoint 2013 online version. Is there a possible way I can do this?

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You can use SPServices Cascaded Dropdowns, thanks to Mark.

SharePoint 2013: Cascade Dropdown List using SPServices

SPCascadeDropdowns

  • Hi thank you so much for response. I tried both links and did the examples the exact way. But still it does not work as in the filters do not work. I tried using online libraries for jquery and SP services too. Anyways Thanks again :) – Imesha Siriwardane Jan 3 at 9:01
  • Hi, Quick question. How can I know that the embedded script is linked to the code? As in how does the filtration trigger according to the above mentioned examples? – Imesha Siriwardane Jan 3 at 9:32
  • You can debug it using Chrome Developer Tools (F12), you can put alerts in the JS code to check if the code is actually been called etc. – Arsalan Adam Khatri Jan 3 at 18:33
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There is another option to use InfoPath to customize the form.

You can follow the similar post below:

Auto populate a field from another list based on the filter

  • Thank you for the kind response. I'm unable to use Infopath because I think it is not compatible with the version I use. I get an error message when I try to use InfoPath. Any other solution I could use? Thanks again :) – Imesha Siriwardane Jan 3 at 5:43
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    We can also use PowerApps in SharePoint Online to create cascading drop down list. check the blog: powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Community-Blog/… – Hellofiona_MSFT Jan 3 at 7:59
  • Hi! Many thanks to this solution. It worked just fine. But when I enter data through powerapps and save, the data I entered is not saved in the list. this happens with the datafields I modified using powerapps. Any idea why? – Imesha Siriwardane Jan 14 at 6:22

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