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    Can my forms do database lookups and retrieve results?

    Asked by Thomas  on October 03, 2016 at 10:30 PM

    I want users to come to my site (i'll provide password authentication for their access), be able to make a selection of the city they live in, and the form will then automatically poulate with information that I have already stored in JotForm.  if the user wants to edit the form then re-submit the data, that will be OK.  I need them to be able to do a database lookup based on a drop down menu.  


    is this possible in JotForm?

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    Answered by Welvin on October 04, 2016 at 01:17 AM

    Unfortunately, database lookup is not possible in Jotform. You have to add that custom function in the form through the use of the form source codes.


    I cannot provide you an example right now, but I'd be happy to look for one if you want.