Stop Unique_Names getting a "q233_prefix" in the html?

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    Asked on January 23, 2017 at 06:22 PM


    I'm building a form and I want so send part of the form data to fill a cart in Foxycart. 

    In order for that to work I need the unique_names I assign to certain field to be exactly the names I gave. Otherwise foxy cart can't recognise the data it gets. 

    However, on exporting the form Jotform prefixes the unique field names I assigned with a 'q' and the number of the field in the form: f.i. if the field id is "input_22" and the unique_name I assigned is "price", the input name in the html reads "q22_price". 

    Is there any way to stop jotform from prefixing the unique_names? 


    Appreciate any kind of insights on this matter! 

    Thanks a lot 




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    Answered on January 23, 2017 at 10:42 PM

    Hi Chris,

    You were referring to the source code of the form. It cannot be manually altered using the Form Builder.

    If you want to customize the form source codes for your own custom use, you will need to download its full source code.

    User guide:

    Let us know if you need further assistance.

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    Answered on January 24, 2017 at 04:29 AM

    Hi Jonathan, 

    thanks a lot for your quick response.  That should help indeed. 

    I'll  let you know if I get stuck. 



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    Answered on January 24, 2017 at 04:55 AM

    On behalf of Jonathan, you are welcome.

    Feel free to let us know if you have other questions or concerns or if you need assistance.