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    How can I have an edit link url parameters on my site

    Asked by frud on August 04, 2011 at 04:37 PM

    I have a form embedded in  my webpage, and it is working well with url parameters etc. Is there any way I can give a edit link to my form on my site with url parameters? I tried  myform.html?formID=XXXXXXXX&sid=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX&mode=edit but this did not work for me. I also had issues putting a normal edit link on the thank you page - when I wrapped it in a html anchor tag, it kept putting a / in front of the url so I was getting http://jotform.com/{edit_link}. Any ideas on this?

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    Answered by NeilVicente on August 04, 2011 at 05:14 PM

    Hello,

    Unfortunately the edit link will not work as you envisioned. URL parameters will work only with form fields, i.e. "myform.html?firstName=Neil" (granting that the form is embedded using Source Codes).  The edit link's parameters, on the other hand, will never work in embedded forms.

    As for your second question, it is a known bug and I have already submitted a corresponding report ticket to our developers. We will let you know once this gets rectified. Thank you for your patience!


    Neil

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    Answered by frud on August 04, 2011 at 05:34 PM

    That's fine, it's just that my form will be using modified source code to display a calculated total. Is there any way I can get this source to diplay on an edit page?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on August 04, 2011 at 05:53 PM

    Hi,

    The edit page is called upon using this URL structure:

    http://www.jotform.com/form.php?formID=xxxxxxxxxxxx&sid=xxxxxxxxxxxx&mode=edit

    Which means that Jotform uses a special php file (form.php) to load the stored values and to save it in the appropriate database entry. It is different from the page that loads the blank form.

    I tried my best but I could not think of a way to implement what you want. Sorry.


    Neil