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    How to add a Field that generates alphanumeric random values. Unique ID does not fit this

    Asked by fotelik24 on January 17, 2014 at 01:42 PM


    I have little problem

    I need add one field (hidden and required).

    The field should contain an automatically generated value - random.
    For example F2j1n1
    This is not a unique ID. I'm  already have one.
    The unique ID field - always incremented by +1
    My field will be unique and you will not know how much filled answers (which you can see the ID)

    How to add a field with the automatically generated values?



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    Answered by ardy0689 on January 17, 2014 at 02:55 PM


    Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately, we do not have a field yet that can generate random values. You may need to use the form source code and host it on your server. Then create custom script that randomly generates values and put it on the hidden field. I think there was another user who exactly wants the same thing on this thread. You may use our colleagues' custom scripts located on the same thread. It seems to be very promising. If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to ask. Thank you

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    Answered by fotelik24 on January 17, 2014 at 03:06 PM

    This is exactly what I was looking for.
    Thank you