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    How can I set up forms to auto fill info

    Asked by BaitMeTreats on April 05, 2011 at 04:12 PM

    How can I set up my forms to automatically complete the information based upon past input so my repeat customers, distributors dont have to fill in each part for every order - for instance - on some forms all you do is type the first letter and it completes it for you - also can you make a button that automatically fills in the billing adress field if it is the same as the shipping adress field?





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    Answered by allanftd on April 05, 2011 at 05:25 PM

    Hey Lynn,

    This feature is actually dependent on the user's web browser. Today's web browsers have a built-in feature that automatically fills out form fields. This feature is called autocomplete (also called autofill and autopopulate depending on the browser).

    Some links about setting up autocomplete:

    Google Chrome - http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=142893

    IE - http://www.online-tech-tips.com/internet-explorer-tips/edit-autocomplete-settings-in-internet-explorer/

    Mozilla Firefox - http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Form%20autocomplete

    Note that enabling this feature will affect all websites and online forms you visit using your web browser.

    Hope you find this information useful. Thank you for using JotForm!