How can I use the respondents answer from a previous question as a placeholder for another field?

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    CARST
    Asked on July 27, 2018 at 09:32 PM

    Is there a way to ask a question where they enter three choices (text), and then in a follow-up question, have them evaluate those three things so we would pull their answers into a future question.


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    Jim_R
    Answered on July 28, 2018 at 03:30 AM

    Is your aim to populate a particular question's label based on the respondent's answer on a previous question? For example, you ask for their name on the first page > then on the second page, you greet them using that same name they entered.

    e.g.

    1st question: What's your name

    2nd question: Hello {name}, please provide your email address

    If that's what you mean, you can do this using the field's UNIQUE NAME as a placeholder. To get a field's unique name, click the field on your form to highlight it > click the GEAR icon > go to the ADVANCED tab > scroll down and expand the FIELD DETAILS section > then copy the unique name.

    To use it as a placeholder on another field, just enclose it with curly braces {unique_name}.

    To see it in action, have a look at this form:

    https://www.jotform.com/82081432962961