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    How to Pre-fill a a field on the form form

    Asked by ADDinternational on January 29, 2014 at 09:54 AM

    Hi there

    If i'm sending the form link by email to our customers, can i have the person email's address pre-filled in the "email" field? Of course i could personalise the URL on the email. 

     

    Thanks

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ardy0689 on January 29, 2014 at 10:27 AM

    Thank you for contacting us. Yes you can do that however, you must set it implicitly or predefine the email address.

    Please see this demo form:

    http://form.jotform.me/form/40284456500449?email1=test@test.com

    As you can see, from the demo, it pre-fill the form with the email address using the ID of the email textbox. You can distribute your form links via email using this method.

    Just so you know, you can get the email ID by clicking the cog/gear wheel icon and click Properties

     

    Please let us know if you need further assistance. Thank you