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    Pre-populating a form field.

    Asked by bigbudgie on August 05, 2016 at 02:51 AM


    I have a form in a website that I would like to pre populate with data from a database and the contents of a merged field in an email i am sending.

    With your previous help i have successfully added the data from the database using a hyperlink (thank you for your help so far!), but now also want to add the contents of a merged field that is contained within in my email. (The email is merged using MS word and then sent as an email containing the hyperlink to the form.

    When the recipient of the email click the link it partially completes the form.

    Hyperlink is:


    The field I am trying to complete in the form is called "Installer" (as addedd to the hyperlink above); and the merge field from within my email template is called «Name»


    Can you please help.

    Thank you

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    Answered by Chriistian on August 05, 2016 at 03:39 AM

    Hello @bigbudgie. This seems to be a duplicate thread regarding the pre-population question. To avoid any confusion, please see my response on the other thread. Here's the link to that thread: https://www.jotform.com/answers/899132. Thank you.