Prefill questions on a data entry screen

2 years 7 months ago #111331 by cshaw
I work on a research project that is administering surveys to subjects in the clinic on an iPad. However, sometimes the subject is not able to complete during her clinic appointment and takes a paper copy of the survey home to complete and send back to us.

When that happens, I have the staff follow a link from a research tracking system to add a survey for the subject, basically a link to the "data entry screen" in the responses menu. When staff follow that link they have already via the outside system indicated the subject research id (token) and I would like to pre-fill the token on the form.

So if the url to the data entry screen is this:

Is there some way to pass the token in via the url? I tried:

But that didn't work. SO I tried pre-filling a non-token field to see if that would work:


Any suggestions?

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2 years 7 months ago #111335 by DenisChenu
There no prefill system or token system in dataentry, only in public survey.

A dataentry can be only loaded with

Solution 1 : Call survey by a public link
Solution 2 : Find a way for the outside system to : create response survey for token, get the and use the link with


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2 years 7 months ago - 2 years 7 months ago #111471 by vishal
I agree with Denischenu. You can try to this process. Other wise you can hire any data entry services.

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