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    How pass the checkbox field "other" option to a second form via URL parameters.

    Asked by MBLicenseManager on August 08, 2016 at 06:15 PM


    I'm trying to create a URL link to pass answers from one form to another. I've been using this very helpful page for reference. 

    I have two fields that have the "Other" option turned on. What is the format for the "Other" checkbox (#other_93) and "Other" textbox (#input_93)?

    For the regular checkboxes, I'm using this code: &clientNonbillable_2={clientNonbillable_1:0},{clientNonbillable_1:1},{clientNonbillable_1:2},{clientNonbillable_1:3},...



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    Answered by BDAVID on August 08, 2016 at 07:41 PM

    What are the forms?

    I am guessing the parameters are coming from the following form: http://www.jotformpro.com/form/51614255317956?, but what is the form that will receive it? 

    If they are basically cloned or similar forms, the the code to pass the "other" value will be:


    Note: the parameter highlighted in yellow is the name field of the second form, the parameter highlighted in green is the name of the field of the first form.

    Let us know if you need more help.

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    Answered by MBLicenseManager on August 09, 2016 at 10:56 AM
    Thanks for your response. Yes, the second form was cloned from the first form.
    Is &projectType[other]={projectType:other} for the "Other" check box or "Other" input text field?
    Form 1 Unique Name: {clientNonbillable_1}
    Form 1 IDs:#input_93_0, #input_93_1, #input_93_2, #input_93_3, #other_93, #input_93
    Form 2 Unique Name: {clientNonbillable_2}
    Form 2 IDs: #input_93_0, #input_93_1, #input_93_2, #input_93_3, #other_93, #input_93
    Would the parameters for all check boxes & "Other" input field look like this?
    Thanks for your time.
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    Answered by BDAVID on August 09, 2016 at 02:05 PM

    Maybe I am missing something, but I am struggling to make the checkbox, for the "other" field, to show "checked", when the parameter is passed.

    But somehow, only the value is pass for the input text field. I am forwarding this to our second level to get further help, you will be updated via this thread when there is a resolution.

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    Answered by MBLicenseManager on November 15, 2016 at 02:55 PM


    Has there been any update for passing "Other" check bock to a second form?


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    Answered by BDAVID on November 15, 2016 at 03:27 PM

    Unfortunately, we have not received any updates yet. I have sent a message to our back-end team, hopefully, we can get some updates soon.

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    Answered by MBLicenseManager on November 15, 2016 at 04:31 PM

    Ok. Thanks for the update.