To do this,
to the fields that you wish to prefill.
the field alias and its value t
o be prefilled to the URL of your form.
To assign an alternate name to your form field,
In your form builder, navigate to
Set Field Alias
, select the form fields you wish to assign alternate names for and enter their aliases in the corresponding text boxes under
You can use the alternate names (field aliases) assigned to the fields and
prefill your form fields. To do this, you must append the field alias and its value to the URL of your form. When the form is accessed, the fields appended to the URL will be prefilled in the form.
To prefill your form,
After assigning field aliases to the fields that you wish to prefill in your form, access the public URL of your form under the
Append the field aliases and their values to your URL. To prefill more than one field, you must use an ampersand (&) between the field values as shown:
If you are looking to prefill Department and Organization fields in your form with values 'Zylker' and 'Marketing', first assign the field aliases for 'Department' and 'Organization' fields respectively, say 'dept' and 'org'. Next, append ?dept=Marketing&org=Zylker to the form URL as shown:
Without Grouped Choices
If you have assigned the field alias name for the Dropdown field in your form as dpd, the form URL should be appended with field alias and its choice value as shown:
If you wish to prefill a dropdown field with grouped choices, you can choose to prefill the form with one of the choices in a group. For this to work, you must append both the choice value and the group name along with the field alias in the form URL as shown:
If you have set the field alias name for the Dropdown field in your form as
where the Dropdown field has 2 groups, say Group1 and Group2 with 3 choices each.
If you wish to prefill your form with Choice3 of Group 1, the URL should be as follows:
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