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    Pre-populate form with required fields

    Asked by gymvic on November 25, 2015 at 06:57 PM

    Hi 

    I have a pre-populated form for 120 different users. Many of our fields are compulsory.

     

    Is there a way we can pre-populate the fields bypassing the compulsory fields as we fill in the form?

     

    Please see here for an example of the form - https://form.jotform.com/53058796040963

    Here is an example of someones unique form - http://form.jotformpro.com/form/53058796040963?session=example

     

     

     

     

    Thanks

     

    Jamie

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 26, 2015 at 12:00 AM

    Hello Jamie,

    I am not sure if I have understood your question correctly. Do you mean to say that you want to exclude the required fields? Is there any condition on which you want to bypass the required field?

    if yes, then you can add condition to make any field required or not required. The following guide should help you:  

     

    Do get back to us with your requirement a little more in detail and we will surely help you.

    We will wait for your response.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by gymvic on November 26, 2015 at 05:02 PM

    thanks for trying to understand!

     

    No what I mean is - I want to pre-populate the forms through each of the different links. But when we try to pre-populate the form it stops us if we dont fill in a field that is mandatory.

     

    Can we pre-poulate the form but leave some of the mandatory fields blank?

     

    I hope that makes sense.

    Regards

    Jamie

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on November 26, 2015 at 06:26 PM

    It's not possible to leave a required field empty(that's the purpose or requiring), I would recommend you to un-required them, or required them through conditional logic, as explained by my colleague.