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    Prepopulate one form from another form

    Asked by veshman on October 08, 2015 at 07:05 PM

    Hi, I'm about to start creating my forms in JotForm, finally. Been a paying customer for a while.

     

    I will have a standard set of documents that will need completion, with https, save and resume, and signature.

     

    My question is: 

     

    Can I use the data from Form 1 in Form 2? Example, I would want to carry the Name and DOB across multiple forms.

     

    Is that possible?

     

    Thank you!

     

    Bhavesh Patel

     

    another form one form another in prepopulate form
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on October 09, 2015 at 03:36 AM

    Hi,

     

    It is possible by populating the second form's fields via URL from the first form's input. There is a similar thread (http://www.jotform.com/answers/93645) that was answered before by my colleague and it might help you. You can also check this article for more information about prepopulating form: Prepopulating fields to your JotForm via URL parameters

     

    Please let us know if you have any further questions in this thread.

    Regards.

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    Answered by veshman on October 09, 2015 at 10:03 AM

    Hi, thank you for the prompt reply. The support and forums are great, and I did find that solution yesterday. 

     

    I do have a follow on question that I was not able to find an answer for:

     

    Is there a way to take data entered on Form 1 and use it for Conditional Formatting on Form 2?

     

    My specific need is Gender is entered on Form 1, and I want to hide or display gender specific questions on Form 2.

    Thank you!

     

    Bhavesh Patel

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 09, 2015 at 01:17 PM

    Hello Bhavesh,

    On behalf of my colleague, you are welcome. 

    Though your question is related but it is a new one. I have moved it to a new thread and you will be answered here:  http://www.jotform.com/answers/678340278 

    Thank you!