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    Link Forms - Pass value from one form to another

    Asked by Valerie on August 17, 2014 at 08:00 PM

    I created an application form for prospective interns to complete that includes the email addresses for three references. Is it possible to have a link for a separate reference form automatically sent to the listed email addresses once submitted? And, if so, can that form have an auto-generated field that would include the applicant's name?

    pass value link form populate
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on August 18, 2014 at 01:53 AM

    Hi Valerie,

    Yes that's possible. You can pass field values to another form using URL parameters.

    1. Copy the field tags from your 1st form. These tags must be the fields you want to pass on the 2nd form.

    To get field tags, right click the field on the form builder then select "Show Properties" and copy the tag (the one wrapped with curly braces) under field details. See screenshot below.

    2. Use this app to prepopulate data on your 2nd form: http://prepopulate.jotform.io/. Just browse your 2nd form, fill in sample values and generate the URL. Copy the URL and paste it to notepad. Replace the sample values you filled in to that form with the field tags you copied from the first step.

    Example:

    https://www.jotform.com/form/1234567890123?name1={name}&email21={email}

    3.a You can then include this link on your form notification so when the user receives the message, they can simply click the link and the values will be automatically populated to the form.

    OR if you want your first form to automatically redirect to another form and populate the values. Check the following.

    3.b Set the link as your 1st form's custom thank you URL.

    Test your form afterwards. It should pass the field value from your first form to your 2nd form.

    If you need further clarification, let us know here. Thanks!

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    Answered by ITU_contacts on September 22, 2014 at 08:23 PM

    Is there a limit to the number of values you can pass from on form to the next?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on September 22, 2014 at 09:32 PM

    @ITU_contacts 

    I have move your question to a new thread here http://www.jotform.com/answers/432890. We will answer your question on that thread shortly.

    Thanks!

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    Answered by cheekyface on November 10, 2015 at 02:26 AM

    Hi.

    I'm trying to follow the instructions to pre-populate a booking form (http://www.jotform.com//?formID=52277689537977) with the data from a quote form (http://www.jotform.com//?formID=52278015605957).

    I'm unsure what tags to use when mapping the Date and Time value fields (Day, Month, Year + hrs & mins and am/pm).


    The string of URL that I have (using the prepopulate app linked above) is as follows (I'm only showing the section for the time fields): 

    startend[hourSelect]=1&startend[minuteSelect]=15&startend[ampm]=AM&startend[hourSelectRange]=1&startend[minuteSelectRange]=15&startend[ampmRange]=AM&dateOf[month]=11&dateOf[day]=10&dateOf[year]=2015

     

     

    The data from the Time field on the quote form is as follows:

    ID: #input_86_hourSelect, #input_86_minuteSelect, #input_86_ampm, #input_86_hourSelectRange, #input_86_minuteSelectRange, , #input_86_ampmRange
    Name: {start86}

     

     

     

    The data for the date field on the quote form is as follows:

    ID: #day_141, #month_141, #year_141, #lite_mode_141
    Name: {eventDate}

     

    Am I correct to assume that I would simply add the section relevant as per this example:


    startend[hourSelect]={start86#input_hourSelect}&startend[minuteSelect]={start86#input_86_minuteSelect}&startend[ampm]={start86#input_86_ampm}&startend[hourSelectRange]={start86#input_86_hourSelectRange}&startend[minuteSelectRange]={start86#input_86_minuteSelectRange, ,}&startend[ampmRange]={start86#input_86_ampmRange}&dateOf[month]={eventDate#month_141}&dateOf[day]={eventDate#day_141}&dateOf[year]={eventDate#year_141}

     

    The yellow highlighted area is also confusing.  Do I use the blank space between the commas??

    eg. #input_86_minuteSelectRange, ,

     

    Hope to hear from you soon.

    Cheers,

    Danny

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on November 10, 2015 at 04:39 AM

    Hi cheekyface,

     

    I have moved your concern on a separate thread so we can better assist you. You can check the thread here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/701394. We will attend to your concern on that thread accordingly.

     

    If you have any further question or concern, please feel free to contact us again by creating a new thread.

     

    Regards.

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    Answered by Badgit on February 12, 2016 at 07:35 AM

    Hello,

     

    I used your solution on my website. www.badg-it.be but ...

    On Google Chrome, all is ok : http://www.badg-it.be/#!badges-a-epingle/ck37

    But on Internet Explorer, the form doesn't work : http://www.badg-it.be/#!badges-a-epingle/ck37

     

    Can you help me please?

     

    Regards,

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on February 12, 2016 at 10:22 AM

    @Badgit

    I have opened a separate thread for your concern so that we can better assist you. Please refer to this link instead: http://www.jotform.com/answers/771026. We will address it accordingly.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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    Answered by santanaw on June 09, 2016 at 10:33 PM

    Hi guys,

    I successfully passed data to another form but I realize that my the data being passed to my text box is not recognizing a space between two words. How do I fix that?

    Thanks!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on June 10, 2016 at 12:30 AM

    @santanaw To better assist you, I have moved your concern to a new thread. You can check out that thread by following this link: https://www.jotform.com/answers/857685. We will attend to your concern accordingly. Regards.