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    Prepopulated Form - one field doesn't populate

    Asked by mschmitt on September 28, 2015 at 01:24 PM

    I am creating prepopulated forms with some very long URLs, and most of the fields I need are prepopulating except for the very last one. Here is an example of one of the URLs. The bold field at the end is the only one that doesn't populate in the form - am I doing something wrong?






    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/52446564402958?description={ecrmGen=a3J13000002b5wG&siteName=PFS - Victoria&siteAddress=204 North Brownson&address2=&city=Victoria&state69=TX&zip75=77901&genLocation=&generatorName=1&generatorMake53=Unknown&generatorModel=H0534E&generatorSerial=M11J422557&generatorRated50=600&fuelType=Diesel&engineMake54=Stamford&engineModel=TWD 1643 GE&engineSerial=2106049526&engineManufacture=2013&engineOutput=600&engineOutput38=kW}
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    Answered by Ben on September 28, 2015 at 01:56 PM
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    Answered by mschmitt on September 28, 2015 at 02:57 PM

    That makes sense, thanks for the help. Unfortunately all of my prepopulated forms will be different, so I don't think the PrePopulate app will help me.

    My other question would be if there is a way to shorten huge prepopulated URLs, while retaining the information?

    Thanks again!

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    Answered by Ben on September 28, 2015 at 03:08 PM

    Unfortunately no, there is no way to shorten them, unless you use the big link with all these parameters and pass it through the goog.le or some other URL shortner.

    What I meant with the app is to allow you to enter the data easier without the need to think if the URL is correct, while you can create any number of links for the same form, it is only there to help you with the data.

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    Answered by mschmitt on September 28, 2015 at 04:32 PM

    Ah, I see what you mean. I have to make a few thousand different forms though, so I'm just using an Excel template for now. Thanks for your help!

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    Answered by Ben on September 28, 2015 at 04:54 PM

    You are welcome.

    Do let us know if you happen to have any questions or need assistance and we would be happy to assist with the same :)