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    Can I identify a submission through a Dynamic Name URL?

    Asked by Hfplus on October 04, 2012 at 01:03 PM

    We have a form used for multiple locations to submit orders. Each location has a Dynamic URL name given to their IP. I would like to identify the submitter and enter a FROM name based upon their Dynamic DNS name.

    For example:

    Location 1 has an Dynamic IP with a Dynamic DNS name of Widget.mywidget.com assigned to it.  When they fill out the form, I want to form to recognize Widget.mywidget.com and insert "Location 1" as the name of the submitter.

    Hope I have explained this well enough?

    Thank you,

    D

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    Answered by moonzkie on October 04, 2012 at 01:45 PM

    Hi,

    Yes you may do that by using Conditions on your form.

    Here are some screenshots, based on your example.

    You may add a hidden field for the "Location 1"

    You can setup the Conditions like this:

     

     

     

     

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    Answered by Hfplus on October 04, 2012 at 03:09 PM

    Thanks for the reply...

    How do I get the form to automatically detect the dynamic DNS name from the IP? Or detect the IP and I can create a contiditon based upon IP address.

     

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    Answered by moonzkie on October 04, 2012 at 03:15 PM

    Hi,

    Unfortunately, there is no way to detect it from IP. 


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    Answered by NeilVicente on October 04, 2012 at 05:57 PM

    @Hfplus

    If the forms are accessed using the unchanging DDNS domain (e.g., widget.mywidget.com), the solution in the following user guide might be of help:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/95-How-to-Know-the-Exact-URL-of-a-Page-From-Which-a-Submission-Came