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    Form 1 not passing email or name variable to Form 2

    Asked by FFS_user on November 03, 2016 at 10:39 PM

    I've followed all your great tutorials on how to pass fields from one form to another. It's working for a test form I made (Form 1A) but not for one I need it to work for (Form 1B). Form 1A passed the email and name perfectly for Form 2 but nothing passed from Form 1B.

     

    FORM 1A (working):
    https://form.jotform.com/62437535188160

    FORM 1B (Not working):
    https://form.jotform.com/63077539119159

    FORM 2 (the Thank you URL):
    https://form.jotform.com/63063550543148

    I'm sure the url string is set up correctly in the form that's not working so I'm puzzled as to why it's not working. Any ideas?

    Thanks.

    Page URL:
    https://form.jotform.com/63077539119159

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on November 04, 2016 at 01:56 AM

    In your Form 1B, the name and email tags are incorrect. 

    You have these:

    So you should use these in your thank you URL.

    Example:

    I have fixed this for your convenience.

    I also use the first and last name tag so they are separated when they are populated to the second form.

    name[first]={name10:first}

    name[last]={name10:last}

    The final URL looks like this

    https://www.jotform.com/63063550543148?name[first]={name10:first}&name[last]={name10:last}&email={email9}

    Cheers!

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    Answered by FFS_user on November 04, 2016 at 07:53 AM

    Ah, duh! I had it reversed in the URL! Thank you much for fixing and fixing the name fields.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Nik_C on November 04, 2016 at 10:26 AM

    On behalf of my colleague, you're welcome.

    Please let us know if we can be of more assistance.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by FFS_user on November 05, 2016 at 05:36 PM

    Actually there is another question regarding this. The email address is showing up fine in the body of the Form 2 Admin Notification but how do I make it so it becomes the reply email address for the Form 2 Admin Notification? Right now the reply email is our own. Not a huge deal but it'd be nice to have the user's email as the reply email, if it's possible. Thanks!
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on November 05, 2016 at 10:32 PM

    We will answer your other question on a separate thread here https://www.jotform.com/answers/983107