See Luke Wroblewski's "Form Design" page 158. Radio buttons actually mean that either one of the values is to be selected. The list selection is also bound to a database, but I do not want to create another value just here for the default. Radio Button Default State selection not setting Hi, I have created a State definition with 3 values for a Radio Button and set a Default State as one of these 3 values. Try selecting various radio buttons in the form above, and then click the "Check if Default" button to see the result. Viewing 7 replies - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Plugin Author Farhan Noor If you want to use a Radio button instead, then you should follow below steps to make it work inside the Form: 1. Only one radio button in a group can be selected at the same time. The "unselected" state is actually not really a "legal" state for radio buttons. The defines a radio button. However, you can reset the radio buttons just as any other fields if you have not set one of its states to be the default. However, once a user has selected a radio button, the user can't deselect the button to restore the group to its initial cleared state. So may be at your end you should first check the behaior in UI gallery The value of the "unchecked" state is always "Off". Is there a way to change this? Steps followed:-1. 2. If there are only two options, and you need to force a choice, use radio buttons and do not pre-select one. This defaults my radio button to 1. How can you have a radio button group with no selected default value. Unlock the data card, delete the default dropdown control, and insert a Radio control. Sébastien Rainville over 2 years ago. When I remove the default value of 1 from the database and run the application, it complains that it can NOT find a value in the list (which makes sense). The default behavior should be nothing is selected. It's ok to make an exception to the rule that a radio button set should always have a default selection in this case. But in your case, let them just click a checkbox if they want the gift card. Created a custom state definition with 3 values as : On, Off, NotSet Radio buttons allow the user to select one option from a set. That is, all radio buttons are cleared. Compare User Selection with defaultChecked. One quick way to verify the behavior is to go to UI gallery and check the radio button example. Set below formulas: Radio1.Items= ["Yes","No"] Radio1.Default= ThisItem.YesNo.Value DataCardValue11.Update= Radio1.Selected But at Runtime its not defaulting to that selected value. This should not be the behavior as something is already selected. The default radio button selection is the first item in the tree. In 7.2.1 all the example related to radio button will come up without having any default option selected. Note: If no radio button is selected when the form is submitted, the radio group is not included in the submitted form data at all, since there is no value to report. In case if it is false, i.e., the radio button is not selected. Radio buttons are normally presented in radio groups (a collection of radio buttons describing a set of related options). Hi, let's say you have a radio button group with 3 choices but you don't want a default value already selected, you want all 3 options not selected, is that possible? In the default state, no radio button in a RadioButtons group is selected. Am I missing any step? You may occasionally want to determine whether the currently selected radio button in a group is selected by default. Once we ran this code, the code will first check if the radio button is selected or not. Additionally, the code inside the if condition will execute, and the radio button will select. Then an if condition will validate if the returned value is true or false. 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