Can I populate form fields with data from my own database or csv/txt file?

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    Dominique Sinclair 
    Asked on January 29, 2015 at 08:04 AM


    I was wondering if there is a way to populate form fields from an external source. So for example, when a user enters their employee number their name and cost centre would be automatically populated.



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    Answered on January 29, 2015 at 11:34 AM

    Hi Dominique,

    Unfortunately, we don't have a direct feature to accomplish this. A workaround would be to use our source codes method and manipulate the source codes to create a lookup function to your database similar to the one that is described here:


    Or, you can use our update to a field conditional logic: However, this method requires you to add a conditional logic for all the employee number. This means a manual configuration to the form.

    Thank you!

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    Answered on January 29, 2015 at 11:51 AM

    By the way, I have forwarded this to our developers as a feature request. I'm not sure if this is possible, but if there are updates, you should know it via this thread.