How can I pre populate a form based on a value entered by the user?

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    Asked on June 06, 2015 at 03:01 AM

    Hi, I had used Jotform last year to create an online registration for a series of children's classes. Now I need to conduct the same exercise again. But now I already have the registration details of the children. Each child has been allotted a regitstration number. Is it possible for me to create a form where if they enter their registration number, the system can pull the related data such as child's name / age / gender / classes opted for etc. from an existing database (already in Jot form) so that they dont have to enter these details again?

    I am not being able to figure this out. Would really appreciate help. Thanks, Sandy 

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    Answered on June 06, 2015 at 04:14 AM

    Hi hscw 

    Thanks for contacting us.


    Unfortunately, you will need custom and complex programming with this. Currently, the only way to pre-populate a form is via URL Parameters


    Do let us know if you need further assistance.