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    How to pass a value from textbox to a textarea?

    Asked by Jean  on July 29, 2015 at 07:03 AM

    Hello,

    I am trying to pass a value to a filed text but I have still have {NAME OF MY FIELD}.

    Do I have something to setup ?

    text field pass value
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    Answered by Sammy on July 29, 2015 at 09:28 AM

    To pass a value into a particular field refer to the following example

    http://www.jotformpro.com/form/52025066695962?NAME_OF_FIELD=value_here

    Please let us know if you need further assistance

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    Answered by Jean  on July 31, 2015 at 05:49 AM

    thanks but I don't want to pass to URL.

     

    I have to type a value in a textbox and display the value in a text area {my_value} 

    but it doesn't work. It only display {my_value} and not what I type.

     

    Thanks for your help!

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    Answered by Ben on July 31, 2015 at 11:09 AM

    To do that, you should first add the field that you will capture the value in and then add its field tag to the Text field.

    If you do otherwise it might not work.

    Do of course let us know if you have any further questions or if you need any assistance and we would be happy to assist.

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    Answered by grade4pagasa on September 20, 2015 at 11:00 PM

    *** no need to open a new ticket for this post. 
    just wanted to share my appreciation.

    i didn't know that it's possible to use the Text field to pass variables. 
    i've always used text boxes or the form calculation to pass variables where the outputs are constrained within a boxed field.

    thanks for sharing this info, Ben !