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    Spaces in the URL replaced with "%20" when passing variables through URL

    Asked by photoguy123 on January 02, 2017 at 02:59 PM

    When I pass data through the URL to a second form, spaces within fields are all replaced by %20. This is very annoying when reviewing submissions. Can you adapt for this and ensure %20 is always represented by a space in fields regardless of whether the URL tries to insert it? Or at least give us an option for that.

    Maybe if I put a text mask on the field it will help for now. But I assume then there still will be no spaces.

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    Answered by olivia on January 02, 2017 at 04:26 PM


    I have checked your last modified form but I couldn't notice any form field that passes from one form to other. Could you please share the direct URL of the form?

    On the other hand, I have also tried to pass a value to a form field through the URL of the form, but I didn't replicate your issue. Please have a look at the following image:

    Please have a look at the following guide about how to prepopulate a form field: Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters

    I'll be awaiting for your reply.

    Thank you.