JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.
We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.
Can I look up a list of schools from a single database that is used in multiple forms?Asked by nystea on September 28, 2016 at 01:23 PM
I have a number of forms for a student conference that all require the school name to be entered. I am now using a drop down menu but the menu has to be updated in each form if a new school joins the group.
Can I create a master table and pull data from it in some way to populate the school field?
We use the school as a sorting key in the database so I need the standardized name rather than letting everyone enter variations or abbreviations.
Thanks for any insight.
We have some similar feature requests escalated to our developers, but this is not something that is currently available at JotForm.
I have attached a feature request ticket to this thread, so we will let you know if we have any updates. Although, we cannot provide any ETA.
At this time this is only possible to pull the data from a remote source using custom programming in combination with the form source code.