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    Passing value from normal dropdown to paypal dropdown

    Asked by aptus on August 03, 2014 at 09:23 AM

    How i can pass option value from normal dropdown to paypal dropdown 


    here's a link of where i want to pass to http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41883793390971? from http://form.jotformpro.com/form/42143711269956?



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    Answered by KadeJM on August 03, 2014 at 03:47 PM

    To my knowledge this only works with textboxes and not dropdowns because dropdowns have pre-defined data inside of them. So there isn't any way to force injected data into it. The closest you could get to this is dropdown leading to more dropdown choices with the use of conditional logic.

    As an alternative suggestion I would like to recommend something that might work better for you for this which would be a Multi-Payment Form. It would allow you to use your dropdown with your various choices. Then depending on the choice chosen it would display the correct product based on the selection. This would use conditional logic as well.

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    Answered by aptus on August 04, 2014 at 04:46 AM

    This suggestion can work in one page :( 

    I want if someone select a product type from this dropdown aptus.com/prices.html

    then it will appear in the paypal form in a next page, exactly like what hostgator did, when you choose package babyplan with dropdown then you click order. 



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    Answered by Welvin on August 04, 2014 at 07:42 AM

    This form is blank: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41883793390971. We also do not have a direct feature that would accomplish like Hostgator payment process.

    But,  I think we can use our Calculation Widget, the Thank You URL method and URL parameters. For example:

    Submit to this first form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/42153441054949

    You'll be redirected to this form with the total value: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/42153680416956

    Let us know if this works for you so we can give you the overall steps on how to accomplish the same.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by aptus on August 04, 2014 at 08:46 AM

    The Dropdown will be paypal, look at this link http://aptus.com/buy-fonb-combo-package.html

    how i can take the values so i can pass it inside an email like this screenshot http://awesomescreenshot.com/0403970l9b

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    Answered by aptus on August 04, 2014 at 09:09 AM

    Also yes this can do the work for me, how i can pass value from dropdown to text field like you did in the link?



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    Answered by Welvin on August 04, 2014 at 10:48 AM

    I changed some of the methods. In the first form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/42143711269956. Just simply add the dropdown field with the product items on it. Make sure to have the prices on the options:

    On the second form. Use Textbox to capture the product item from the first form and use the calculation widget to calculate the total. 

    In the calculation, multiply both the field. Check screenshot:


    Change your payment field to the Donation type then capture the total from the Calculation result:


    Lastly, using URL parameters. Capture the selected product item from the first form to the second form:

    For example (second form): http://www.jotformpro.com/form/42154510640948?product={myProducts}

    Where "product" item the field name of the second form. {myProducts} is the field name of the dropdown field from the first form.

    You have to use this URL in the Thank You Message page of the first form:

    Let us know if you need further assistance.


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    Answered by Welvin on August 04, 2014 at 10:53 AM

    Here's an example final output:

    Submit to this first form:


    In the thank you message page, click on the link. You will be redirected to the second form with the product field pre-filled by the selected product item from the first form. Just simply select the number of users to calculate the total.


    If you need help, let us know. 

    Thank you!