Transfer data from one form to another: Pass data for the Other field of a Multiple Choice

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    vitacaretech
    Asked on October 02, 2019 at 01:51 PM

    Thank you, that just about fixed everything. The only issue now is the "other box" choice is forwarding as being checked even if it was not

    Please note the link:

    https://form.jotform.com/92693964730166?whatIs37[first]={whatIs:first}&whatIs37[last]={whatIs:last}&whatIs38={whatIs9}&whatIs39={phoneNumber}&whatCertification={whatCertification10:0},{whatCertification10:1},{whatCertification10:2},{whatCertification10:3},{whatCertification10:4},{whatCertification10:5},{whatCertification10:6},{whatCertification10:7},{whatCertification10:8},&whatCertification[other]={whatCertification10:other}&whatIs41={whatIs12}&whatIs13[text]={whatIs42:answer}&typeA={whatIs43}

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    IvayloK
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 02:06 PM

    Please try to use a comma (",") instead of the ampersand ("&"):

    ?whatDriving={whatDriving:0},{whatDriving:1},{whatDriving:2},{whatDriving:3},{whatDriving:4},{whatDriving:5},{whatDriving:6},{whatDriving:7},{whatDriving:8},{whatDriving:9},{whatDriving:10},{whatDriving:11},whatDriving[other]={whatDriving:other}

    Let us know, if this helps.

    Looking forward to your response.

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    Victoria_K
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 02:57 PM

    Hi! 

    I'm afraid the 'other' option will be always checked if checkbox field is populated via URL because it does not have a label. But, when second populated form is submitted 'other' option is not being added to submission. 

    May we ask if this breaks any process on your forms so we could consider escalating this issue to our developers for checking?

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    vitacaretech
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 03:17 PM

    Yes, when you forward to next form. It forces to that question. Skipping over questions that have not been filled out yet.

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    vitacaretech
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 03:19 PM

    Also, what is the correct sequence for a short text answer? 

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    IvayloK
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 04:31 PM

    For a Short Text Entry, you should use the following: textBox8={textBox}

    I have forwarded your request about the Other field to the dev team and mark it as a feature request. Please note that there is no assurance that this will be implemented. It depends on the number of similar request, which we will receive and the workload of our developers. We can not provide any time frame for this, but we will update you on this thread.

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    vitacaretech
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 04:59 PM

    Thank you for your help. II am having a problem with another drop down questions. I have 2 separate drop questions. One question is working and transferring the data(you provided me with the correct information). the other is not. How ever I used the same sequence to do both. Not sure why this is not working. The question I am having trouble with is "What is the year of your car?" Any help would be great.


    Current  URL :

    https://form.jotform.com/92693964730166?whatIs37[first]={whatIs:first}&whatIs37[last]={whatIs:last}&whatIs38={whatIs9}&whatIs39={phoneNumber}&whatCertification={whatCertification10:0},{whatCertification10:1},{whatCertification10:2},{whatCertification10:3},{whatCertification10:4},{whatCertification10:5},{whatCertification10:6},{whatCertification10:7},{whatCertification10:8}&whatCertification[other]={whatCertification10:other}&whatIs41={whatIs12}&whatIs42={whatIs13}&whatIs20={whatIs43}

    Highlighted is my problem area

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    IvayloK
    Answered on October 02, 2019 at 05:13 PM

    I noticed that you opened another thread about this issue. In order to keep the forum readable, we will respond you here:

    https://eu.jotform.com/answers/1986654-Dropdown-options-are-not-passing-from-one-form-to-another-via-URL-parameters-