Can we extract the data from our database to show it on JotForm?

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    Asked on November 04, 2015 at 10:12 AM
    1) The drop down listing data is being extracted from my database. Can Jotform do this? 
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    Answered on November 04, 2015 at 10:20 AM

    Unfortunately no. You can however pass the data to form over the URL.

    The difference is that the data is then shown to everyone in their URL / Address bar and they can edit it. It also means that you can only pass the data as the form is opened, not after it has been opened.

    You can however grab the full source code of your form and then implement the database access and extracting code by yourself or by hiring some developer.

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    Answered on November 05, 2015 at 02:33 AM

    I don't quite understand what you mean. Can you explain this again?

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    Answered on November 05, 2015 at 06:37 AM

    Hi there,

    As my colleague have already suggested in his post, you can download your form's source code and add custom script like AngularJS to populate data dynamically.


    However, if you need a quick and easy solution, copying and pasting the values is your best option. You can easily copy the values from your database.


    I hope this one will help you. For further assistance, please let us know.