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JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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    How do I create a form using data from the previous submission?

    Asked by Benbow49 on July 20, 2017 at 02:25 PM


    I have a form which requests information from a particular department.

    I would like this department to be able to respond to the information request, using another form, with some of the fields to be auto filled based on the information in the initial request.

    I hope this is making sense.




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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on July 20, 2017 at 03:29 PM

    I understand that you want to send the information submitted through a JotForm to another form auto-filled. Is that correct? If so, please refer to the guide that can help you with this.


    Please give it a try and let us know if you need any further assistance. We will be happy to assist you further. 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by aubreybourke on July 20, 2017 at 03:38 PM

    Yes it is possible. You can use the save and continue later feature to allow the form to persist. It does this by using a session variable. 

    How to Save Forms and Continue Later

    To pass parameters from one form to the next you must use key/value pair variables:

    How to Automatically Pass Form Data to Another Form

    I have created a demo for you: