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    using url tags to transfer information between forms

    Asked by UoNSU on June 26, 2013 at 05:57 AM



    I am trying to set up a form that pulls data from another of my forms and using url parameters to do this.

    I amtesting it at the moment to see if it will work on a biggger scale but I am trying to pull the data from this formhttp://form.jotformpro.com/form/31062749171957

    into this form http://form.jotform.co/form/31753845232858

    This is the code I have


    but it doesn't seem to work - can someone help me with what I am doing wrong



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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on June 26, 2013 at 06:45 AM

    did you get an answer to this .....I have the same question

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    Answered by sidharth_kch on June 26, 2013 at 08:07 AM


    The URL parameters should have the actual field name excluding "_". 

    Here is the sample url to prepopulate your form: http://form.jotform.co/form/31753845232858?fullName5[first]=test&phoneNumber=12345&emailAddress=sid@sid.com

    Please refer this guide for more information on this: http://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-the-fields-to-your-JotForm-via-URL-parameters

    Let us know if you need further assistance.



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    Answered by UoNSU on June 26, 2013 at 08:47 AM

    but how do i make this conditional on the information that the user has submitted? In your example I get only your information into the new form - I want the data typed on the original form to be the data i get in the second form.

    I have it working in the example below for the first name field only, but it does not pull the information from other fields



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    Answered by jefreylandicho on June 26, 2013 at 10:51 AM

    You will need to set the Send Post Data to 'Yes' in Setup & Embed > Preferences > Advanced Settings.

    You will to create a PHP page that will forward the data to your other form.  Click here for a more detailed instruction on how to send data to another form. You can also check this link for a live sample. 

    If you need further assistance, please contact us again.

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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on June 26, 2013 at 01:01 PM




    This is exactly what i need.........Is it possible that you can walk me through how to do this. I have jot form 1 and want to dyanmically pass values to prepopulate jot form 2.



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    Answered by billylevine2003gmailcom on June 26, 2013 at 01:46 PM
    I am sorry this is not helpful.......I do not see where to configure or
    custom code......I do see several examples that fit my need by not how or
    where to do it.
    Essentially I want to dynamically pass values from one jot form to another
    prepopulating the second to from with values from the first.
    does this require custom code if yes is there an example of how to do it.
    It is only a few fields that I want to pass.
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    Answered by sidharth_kch on June 26, 2013 at 02:30 PM


    I will create a sample for you explaining how to prepopulate your form with the value of another form field. I will also explain the steps.



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    Answered by jeanettebmz on July 03, 2013 at 08:41 PM

    We are very proud to announce that our amazing team of developers have released Jotform Webhooks,  this feature would replace Send Post Data + Custom URL Thank You Page workaround in order to help you transfer forms data to your own database using a script code

    Please find out more about it here