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    Is it possible to pass the values of the fields (POST method) using HTMLnames for specifc characters?

    Asked by fairfinance on April 19, 2012 at 12:11 PM

    Hi I'm trying to pass the values from the form to the thank you page using POST, so far I was able to use them creating variables in PHP, put the problem is that some characters like ä, ü, etc. are not passed correctly. I tried changing the values in the form builder using "ä" instead of ä for example but that doesn't work.


    Thank you!

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    Answered by moonzkie on April 19, 2012 at 12:45 PM


    I have tried to make a form with different special characters and it worked fine for me.


    Let us know if you need further assistance.

    Thank you for using JotForm!

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    Answered by fairfinance on April 19, 2012 at 01:07 PM

    Hi, thanks for the quick reply.

    The form itself works fine, I'm able to add special characters in both Labels and values. The problem is when I use the POST function to pass the data to a php page, I get for example this (see value called [ichentscheide], this should be "Die Kammer für Wirschaftstreuhänder"):screenshot

    Thank you!

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on April 19, 2012 at 06:03 PM


    I think you can take a look at these guide

    But if you are only interested in passing data vía URL parameters , then check this one

    Please also check this forum thread in order to get a better idea about data via URL parameters

    Feel free to look for more assistance, we are always glad to help