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Allow pre-populated data via URL parameter

It would be helpful to be able to add a GET value to the share link to provide default answers to questions. E.g., ?q1=default&q2=default2

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  • Frederick Lin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Remember HTML 3.0 days when Perl and CGI-BIN reigned supreme? Yeah this was possible then along with tables, animated gifs, midi music, and endless Ryu and Ken hadukens on under construction pages. Please put in this feature and align it with 2019.

  • Fredrik Sætre commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How is this still not a feature? It should be pretty simple to add... :( I need to pass a standard variable through a predefined URL because then I can see who used what QR code to access the form. I don't need them to fill it out them selves... Need to get this from URL. :(

  • Jennifer Robertson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Dynamic data, create the QR code to match each product. Scan the code and it prepopulates the product number and you answer questions on the product for the rest of the form.

  • Peter Behler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I see Forms Pro has the ability to personalize the question using URL parameter. But we really want the ability to populate a variable/readonly answer field with a personalized parameter. Using it for a satisfaction survey with a reference ID to the help desk ticket that is related.

  • J_Wood commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How is this not in yet?? Microsoft please implement this it - Forms is basically unusable without such functionality.

  • Steve commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with everyone else. This is much needed functionality. Can we please get an update if this is on the roadmap?

  • Svetislav Videnovic commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We would like to use same form to report faults on various pieces of equipment, instead of having a separate for for each peace. Sending parameter with the form would help achieve this.

  • Guy LeBlanc commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would save time for the user because we could autopopulate their name and information so that they don't have to enter it and when we get the responses we'll know who responded and they user didn't have to enter any of it, other than the actual survey questions.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We would like to embed links to same Form into several places and we need to keep the context from where reply came.

    This feature is really required!

  • Joeri Van Royen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As a school, we also have the need to have people outside our organization fill in forms and identifying them by an id (nr mail adress, link) we provide. That's why it would be helpfull to somehow to fill in certain fields in the form.

  • Jim Ross commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be a useful feature to track feedback from our custom support system by including the ticket number automatically in the form

  • Anon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be useful to allow the update of already submitted data into the forms. Allowing users to update previous data from the source file.

  • Perry Lucas commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Really need this to send survey's to our customers and make life easier by pre-populating certain fields or even hidden fields on the form so data can be tied back to our database.

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