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    How to add line break/shift when pre-populating or putting hint in a value for a field.

    Asked by Frix on September 22, 2016 at 02:55 PM
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    Answered by Boris on September 22, 2016 at 05:07 PM

    When you are prepopulating forms with URL parameters, any special characters must be URL encoded:


    When URL encoding a character, it is turned into its URL friendly counterpart. To have a new line prepopulated with a new line character, you can simply use %0A wherever you need a new line. Similarly, you can use %20 in place of a "space" character.

    Simply put, this text:

    line 1
    line 2

    Can be represented by:


    Here is an example of prepopulating field Tilstede of one of your forms, where prepopulated text is split across different lines:


    If you need further assistance, please let us know.