How to pass the URL of an uploaded file to another form

  • Profile Image
    Darcy_darcy
    Asked on March 19, 2021 at 09:51 PM

    I am trying to pass the URL of an uploaded file to another form.

    The file is being uploaded to this form: 210387275673058.

    However, the notification which contains the URL parameter is messed up because the uploaded file URL contains a web address inside it:


    1616205039_605554ef77e20_Screen Shot 202

    How, do I pass just the URL of the uploaded file from one form to another?



  • Profile Image
    Gaetan_B
    Answered on March 20, 2021 at 08:40 AM

    Hello,

    Thank you for reaching out.

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to pass the image from form1 to form 2 because the image field has no unique name.

    1548921782nouniquename.png

    I'm forwarding this as a feature request to our second level, although we cannot provide an ETA, we will keep you updated via this thread.


    Hope this helps.

    Do not hesitate to reach out if you need further assistance.

  • Profile Image
    Darcy_darcy
    Answered on March 20, 2021 at 04:31 PM

    The below thread it is described as possible: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1812792-is-it-possible-to-pass-a-file-upload-document-from-one-form-to-another

    I have tried that approach, but, as you said, the unique name doesn't appear for 'file upload'.

    How do I achieve the result from the above thread?

  • Profile Image
    Gaetan_B
    Answered on March 20, 2021 at 11:25 PM

    Hello,

    This is not possible anymore, this is why I have sent the request to our developers.


    Thank you for your patience

  • Profile Image
    Darcy_darcy
    Answered on March 21, 2021 at 10:31 PM

    Okay, why was that feature removed?

  • Profile Image
    Richie_P
    Answered on March 22, 2021 at 04:39 AM

    May we know the form you're trying to pass the upload link?

    I have checked your form 210387275673058 but I can't seem to find any upload field.

    For my colleagues work around, you must use a short text entry in your 2nd form when passing the upload link.

    Pleas give it a try and let us know how it goes.




  • Profile Image
    Darcy_darcy
    Answered on March 22, 2021 at 11:35 PM

    Hi Richie,

    I took out the upload form field as it mentioned above that it wasn't possible to pass the URL.

    If you want to create a form with an upload file field and pass that into a short text field in the 2nd form, and let me know if it works that would be great!

  • Profile Image
    Richie_P
    Answered on March 23, 2021 at 04:50 AM

    I have tested a sample form and it is possible to pass the URL parameter to a short text field.

    ?shortText={fileupload}

    I am using the default file upload field without changing the question text which defaults to the unique name fileupload.

    Sample form:https://form.jotform.com/210805397771057

    Please give it a try and let us know how it goes.

  • Profile Image
    Darcy_darcy
    Answered on March 23, 2021 at 06:29 AM

    Thank you Richie.
    I will test it out in the morning!