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Creating a Free Trial / Full software Download FormAsked by ttrs on April 28, 2011 at 09:19 AM
Ok so we have one Jotform to collect the users details before they download a free trial software.
If the user then wants to proceed and purchase the full licence (using Paypal Pro and another Jotform)- can we 'attach' to the original form that they have paid? (so they don't have to enter all the information again) - and on the database it's all under the same name ?
Is there anyway of linking the two together?
Unfortunately prepopulating a second form isn't currently possible, however it is a frequently requested feature and we do plan to eventually implement it. In the meantime you could try the following option.
Get the user to revisit the same form using an "edit link" in your autoresponse email. If you have a checkbox field for the type of download, (with a default value of "trial") you can instruct the user to select the full version in the email. Have a look at this screen cast for information on setting an edit link.
If the trial involves payment upfront, so they pay the first time for "trial version"
When they edit the link and select "full version" and resubmit, is there a way I can stop the paypal page appearing again? (so they dont pay twice!)
I'm afraid that if the user is going back to the same form, then there is no way to avoid showing the payment section again. Your only option would be to send them to a second form which is not prepopulated.
Sorry that this isn't ideal,
Shame. I hope this a feature in the pipeline!
It's not so straight forward I'm afraid, and would require some big changes. However pre-populating a second form is planned, and we will certainly be telling everyone when that eventually becomes available.
@universialdigital, your question will be addressed on this thread.