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    Can we replace field with another one?

    Asked by htcne on July 17, 2017 at 03:33 PM

    Hi,

     

    We created a form with a text box for full name, but realize that when we get the forms, we can't search by last name. If I delete that and create two text boxes, one for first name, and one for last name, then I think it will show as two columns and I can sort by last name.

    If I edit the form, however, it looks as though if I delete that field I will lose all the names that have already filled out the form.

     

    Suggestions?

     

    Thank you,

    Andrea from HTCNE

    please respond to aworonick@snet.net

    Page URL:
    https://www.jotform.com/submissions/71303644249151

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on July 17, 2017 at 03:52 PM

    You may consider hiding (right mouse click > hide) the current full name field to keep the old data.

    Then, add the new text boxes to your form.

    You may also try a search within submissions page.

    If you need any further assistance, please let us know.