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    Can I populate a text field with just the first name

    Asked by mgcaledonian13 on November 10, 2016 at 11:28 AM

    Can I populate a text field with just the first name without using javascript?

    text field name first name just the first name
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on November 10, 2016 at 01:05 PM

    1) You can use the Field Prepopulator app: https://apps.jotform.com/app/field_prepopulator 

    2) Or you can do it via URL parameters: https://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters 

    Let us know if you need more help.