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    Passing data through Form to Dropdown list

    Asked by FocusedMarketing on August 19, 2013 at 01:00 AM

    I have a client who would like to have someone fill out a text field with a company name and then once they submit the form, the information from that text box would go into a dropdown list with other company's that have already submitted the form. They wanted to do this in case someone from the same company registers for a conference. Is it possible to pass this data to a drop down? Is there any work around this?

    The form link I am sending is the form now and I am manually updating the form when someone registers with a new company name. I login to JotForm and add them to the dropdown.


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    Answered by KadeJM on August 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM

    Hi, Unfortunately I don't really know of a good work around for this that would work just yet. I researched this some to try to find something that I could possibly create something more from for this request of yours but the closest I could find involves the use of the Form's Source Code and some PHP. I think this may rely on some heavier programming though that is a bit more than I can handle at the moment since after trying it some I was unable to get it to update as intended. That leads me to believe that is something that probably isn't going to work if at all. However, if myself or one of my more experienced colleagues are able to get it to work then we'll update you later on about it when we can. Additionally aside from that I would be more then happy to add this to our feature request list if you would like though I wouldn't be able to provide an estimated timeframe as to when or if something like this would be considered and added later on.

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    Answered by FocusedMarketing on August 19, 2013 at 08:16 PM

    Thanks for your help. I think this would be a good one to add to the list so people can pull data throughout the form.