What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.
At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.
We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.
Setting conditions to update a form field value are inserting numbers on three fields instead of textAsked by mredmon on March 17, 2015 at 11:42 AM
I have been struggling with this for a few days now. I cloned my original form and removed all the conditions and required fields from it for testing. The problem persists, unfortunately. This is a job application, and in the reference section, we would like it to populate the fields later in the form that we use for a letter to the references. Ideally, we would not want them to enter the same info twice. I had conditions for all three references initially, but removed them so I could test with one set of conditions. here is what should happen:
E-mail (if available)
Should update the following:
Employer 1 Name
For some reason, the Business name, occupation and e-mail address fields populate with a "0" or "1". There is no validation in these fields. Can you offer some support?
Before adding the field in the equation area, make sure to check first "Add field to equation as text by default." option so the calculation will forward the data as text instead of a number. Please take a look at the following screenshot:
I've changed these settings in the clone version of your form. Here's the link: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/50755247400955.
I guess I had the order wrong... I changed the option after I added the field. I'll continue with the rest of the conditions and see how it goes.
No worries! Just change it and do the same for the other conditions and that should fix the problem. If you require any further assistance, feel free to contact us again.