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    How can I create a field that when popululated from a dropdown populates other specific fields

    Asked by JohnB on March 07, 2017 at 08:18 PM

    User selects name from a list and the address 1, address 2, city, postal code. province. country are automatically filled in the corresponding fields?

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    Answered by Ian on March 07, 2017 at 10:00 PM

    I am not sure what you are trying to achieve, but if you want to send your existing members, a form where pre-populated data should be filled in with the data you already have, then you can use : Prepopulate Fields Feature

    This will enable you to send a URL with prefilled data to the users and they can fill the remaining information.

    For more details please read https://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters

    Let us know if you have more questions.

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    Answered by JohnB on March 08, 2017 at 11:22 AM

    Here is a link to the form.


    1. we have over 300 teachers in a data base with all their personal information.

    2. what I would like is for them to fill in the first part of their name.

    3. when that happens all the matches would appear in a dropdown.

    4. when they select the corect first name all other fields would populate based on their selection.


    Is this possible?


    Here is the link to the form:



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    Answered by david on March 08, 2017 at 12:29 PM

    This would be possible using conditions:


    However, with the number of conditions it would require creating it may not be something feasible.