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    Passing computed values from one form to another

    Asked by dlasson on August 31, 2015 at 11:15 AM

    Hi. 

    I reviewed similar questions on the forum but I am not sure they apply to my specific need. 

    Users are completing an enrollment form. For one of the questions, "Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance" (towards the end of the form), in order to make it easier for the user to enter the correct amount in the "LTD Premium" field, I supply a link to a separate form ("LTD Premium Calculator") where the user can have the correct amount calculated for them; it gets displayed in the "Your semi-monthly premium" field. I would like that computed value to be automatically transferred back to the "LTD Premium" field on the enrollment form. Is that possible?

    If this has already been answered elsewhere, please direct me to the appropriate forum response.

    Thanks! 

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    http://form.jotform.us/form/52326245232144

    one form another values disability thanks monthly premium amount
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    Answered by Shadae on August 31, 2015 at 02:20 PM

    Hi dlasson,

    To confirm, you would like to know if it is possible for your user, to pass the information from one form to another form that they were previously filling out?

    I do apologize, it would not be possible for the information from the calculator to be sent to that form, without the user submitted the calculation form and be redirected to the original form.

    You could have the use first complete the calculation form and once submitted, the information would be passed to the original form for the rest of the information to be filled in.

    Using the "Field Prepopulator"  you would generate the URL of your form with data pre-populated. You would then replace the value the field names of the calculation form.

    You can also have the calculation done within your current form and have the information passed to the correct fields. You can have the fields hidden and give your user the option of if they would like to use the calculator using Show/Hide Conditions

    https://www.jotform.com/help/297-Show-or-Hide-multiple-fields-at-once-using-form-collapse-tool 

    I hope this helps, please inform us if you need further assistance.