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    How can I prepopulate the date field?

    Asked by Wtfuck on October 25, 2012 at 05:25 PM


    What about the Date field

    How can i prepopulation the field

    Because isn't in the user guide



    This is a re-post of a comment on Prepopulating Fields to Your JotForm via URL Parameters

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    Answered by fxr on October 25, 2012 at 06:01 PM

    I am sure that that is possible.

    Can you please tell us what form you are working on?

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    Answered by Wtfuck on October 26, 2012 at 07:07 AM

    I'm Working on Pendentifs form

    I know is it possible but i want to do like this URL


    But it's not working


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on October 26, 2012 at 07:20 AM


    I don't understand why you're using {tags} to prefill the form. Is this form linked from another one?

    Prepopulation should work for your form. Here's a good example:


    Do you perhaps need more information as to how URL prepopulation works?

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    Answered by Wtfuck on October 26, 2012 at 07:32 AM

    No the form is no linked to another one

    I use this link in the thanks page,

    when a customer want to submit another submission with the same information this is why i use tags and it's works except with the date field


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on October 26, 2012 at 07:43 AM

    Thank you for that information.

    The proper {tag} for day, month and year, are as follows:


    Therefore, the URL should be:


    Hope this helps!

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    Answered by Jonneal3 on January 18, 2016 at 02:21 PM

    How do you do this for time fields also?