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    Is it possible to extract information from one form (contact information) and populate it on an entirely new form

    Asked by Qschool on March 09, 2017 at 04:00 AM

    Hello JotForm Support,

    I work at a school and we have students submit an application for consideration. When a student is accepted, is there any way we can extract that student information and pre-populate it onto their enrollment agreement for simplicity and time consideration? 

    Thank you for the help! 

    Best,

    Gerard.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on March 09, 2017 at 07:03 AM

    Hello Gerard,

    If what you want is to get the information from the records of a form and to automatically pull that information to fill a different form, unfortunately it's not directly possible. You can export the submissions and if you want it automated, you will need to create a custom tool that shall populate another form from your local/own database.

    Feel free to let us know if you have questions.