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    Is there a way to link two forms together where one is encrypted and the other is not?

    Asked by RieleyProperties on February 05, 2017 at 09:48 AM

    I would like to create a form where some of the information is encrypted but some is not.  I would like to be able to have the form with the unencrypted material sent to my staff as soon as a form is submitted while keeping the encrypted questions encrypted.  Is this possible?

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    Answered by Mike_G on February 05, 2017 at 02:43 PM

    If you would like to have some of the fields in a form encrypted and some are not, I would like to apologize, however, that would not be possible. Once a form is encrypted, all of the fields in it will be encrypted.

    However, there might be a workaround that may require you to have two forms in the process.

    The first form, the unencrypted one, will be submitted by your respondents, the data of the submission will be received by your staff through email notifications. However, a separate notification email in the same form will be created and that one should be sent to your personal email address. The content of the other notification email should contain a link to the second form, the encrypted one, with data from the first form passed through URL parameters. Once you receive the other notification email in your personal email address, you need to click the link to the second form manually. Clicking the link will load the second form that is already prefilled with data from the first form. Since the second form is encrypted, the data submitted from that form will be encrypted when it is submitted.

    You will be able to learn how to create the link to the second form with data passed through URL parameters in this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters

    If you have any further questions regarding this, please feel free to contact us again anytime.

    Thank you.