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    How can I have one form automatically pre-populate a second form?

    Asked by titaneer on March 05, 2012 at 11:51 AM

    For example, I have Form A, which gathers client contact information (Name, Phone, Address, Email), and also captures selections from checkboxes for specific products.

    When the client fills out this form, I would like them to be sent an email that guides them to a second Form B that has been pre-populated with their contact information as well as their choices from the checkboxes.

    I could then set a rule on Form B to automatically show additional information based on the clients choices from Form A. 

    Thank you,


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    Answered by Rain on March 05, 2012 at 12:12 PM
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    Answered by abajan on March 05, 2012 at 12:17 PM

    It should be noted that conditions will not be triggered by prepopulation. Only manually interacting with the fields will do that.

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    Answered by titaneer on March 05, 2012 at 12:20 PM

    Well.. I guess that answers that question.

    Does anybody know of a form builder that would allow this very helpful feature?



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    Answered by abajan on March 05, 2012 at 12:42 PM

    I don't know if it will be of any help in your case but after searching the forum a bit, I discovered that there's an exception to the rule: According to my colleague NeilVicente in this threadSkip to page conditions can be triggered by pre-population. I'll need to run some tests of my own but I have no reason to doubt Neil! :)