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    Is there a way of passing data to a specific field on a form

    Asked by Rouvers on November 28, 2013 at 07:36 AM

    I want to pass a reference number to the form when I call the form. The reference number is the first field on the form.

    In this specific case the form is for a job application and I would like to feed the specific job reference into the form when the form is called.

    Regards,

    Mark

    Page URL:
    http://markr5.v3.activplatform.co.uk/opportunities.html

    job application
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    Answered by Welvin on November 28, 2013 at 08:11 AM

    Hi Mark,

    You can use URL Parameters such as the one provided from this guide: Prepopulating Form Fields via URL Parameters. You can also use our Field Populator App: http://apps.jotform.com/app/field_prepopulator

    You can then call the webpage as: http://markr5.v3.activplatform.co.uk/opportunities.html?jobReference=000111 where as the following:

    jobReference = your form field name for the reference number field

    000111 = is the reference numbers, you can always change this but you have to manually do this for every applicant.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thanks