Invisible question - Post ID 180712

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I think I may have seen this asked before but I can't find it.

Is there any way to insert a text area into a form that is not visible but can be edited by myself after the form has been submitted?

Pete
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Senior Advisor
19,931 posts

Is this what your thinking?

<html>
<head>
<title>My Page</title>
</head>
<body>
<form name="myform" action="http://www.mydomain.com/myformhandler.cgi" method="POST">
<div align="center">
<input type="text" size="25" value="Enter your name here!">
<input type="hidden" name="Language" value="English">
<br><br>
</div>
</form>
</body>
</html>

I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

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User 2056177 Photo


Registered User
232 posts

Not sure as I don't understand code.
Pete
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Senior Advisor
10,951 posts

Are you talking about a hidden field that helps identify where it came from?

In other words many companies like to create a special code when they advertise in magazines, phone books, websites, etc. that they ask for that code from you to know where you heard about them. Websites do this with hidden codes in their forms to be able to recognize which website location that the form came from.

Not sure if that's what you're talking about, but if it is, it would be a hidden field, and I haven't looked to see if the new form builder has that but I would think so. I know the flash one had it as I used it many times as a subject line for my emails lol. Created a hidden field that no one could see, set the subject line for the results page to be that field and that way I knew that the email was not spam as I made the name of that field very distinctive :)

Hope that helps, but not sure if that's what you're after or not.
User 2056177 Photo


Registered User
232 posts

We run a boxer dog rescue and our adoption application forms come in by email and what we want to do is have a field that is not visible on the form but will show at the top of the submitted email that we can edit to add the name of the dog that a person is particularly interested in as this is something that people add at the bottom of our forms under any other information or it's when we speak to them that they might mention their preference.
Sometimes it could be days later so we would like to be edit a field that only shows in the email submission.
Hope this makes sense.
Pete
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Senior Advisor
19,931 posts

Pete in the form builder click on the form options tab. Now near the bottom of that menu is where you can add the hidden fields.:)
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personal site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
https://ericrohloff.com

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