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    Unique ID Form Field: Use a form field in the prefix

    Asked by humanix on April 23, 2013 at 04:06 AM

    I use with my form a prefix with a unique ID
    It would help me greatly if I could use instead of the prefix field (full name)
    Would that be possible?

    so it is now: 

    my wish:
    Max Meier - 4711
    Max Meier - 4712
    Hans Berger - 4713

    Thanks and best regards

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    Answered by glennlee on April 23, 2013 at 07:52 AM

    Hi Manfred,

    If you want custom prefix in your unique Id based on the user's fullname, this feature is not available yet but I can add this to our feature request list. However,I  cannot give exact date when this will be implemented. You will hear update via this thread. Thanks

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on April 24, 2013 at 03:59 AM

    I am sorry: exactly where do you need this change? 

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    Answered by humanix on April 24, 2013 at 08:48 AM

    Instead the Prefix text "Bewerbung-"
    the field full name (ID # input_17)

    Hans Müller-000001 =
    ID # input_17 + # hidden_38

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by JotFormSupport on April 24, 2013 at 10:08 AM

    Thanks for the clarification. Sorry, we have many "unique" stuff, so I didn't get that you were talking about the Unique ID field under Power Tools. I have added a feature request about this. One of our developers will implement this. Thanks.  

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    Answered by humanix on June 24, 2013 at 03:55 AM

    Hi Nicholas,

    many thanks works perfectly,

    why do I need the "|" (dash)?
    works without dash


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on June 24, 2013 at 05:02 AM


    The dash symbol "-" was just a separator, you can removed it to your preference.

    The other symbol you see on the screenshot "|" was a typing cursor identifier. :)