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    Using Full Name and having separate First and Last Name fields

    Asked by nystea on August 30, 2015 at 01:52 PM


    I would like to capture first and last names as separate fields but be able to have the email notifier send from First Name Last Name so we can easily differentiate the source. 

    The From now can say "Bill" or "Smith" but not "Bill Smith". Differentiating between multiple Smiths is as hard as multiple Bills on the received emails.

    I can do this if I make the user complete 3 fields, but that is cumbersome and unprofessional. 

    Can JotForm populate a hidden field from the separate First and Last fields to become [First] & [" "] & [Last] that I can then use in the email?


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    Answered by nystea on August 30, 2015 at 02:05 PM

    Never mind! Writing out the formula in Excel syntax made me realize I could change the math fields in a conditional calculation to text based.  I didn't think about the "if" statement needed to trigger the calculation.


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    Answered by Welvin on August 31, 2015 at 05:25 AM

    That's great to know. 

    Please contact us again if we can help in any way.