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Merge tag for Dropdown Option Text?

  1. I need a merge tag that allows me to pass along the TEXT for the selected option in a dropdown, but can't find anything in the documentation.

    :value returns the selected options value attribute, :label returns the <label>, but there doesn't seem to be a :text or :content merge tag option.

    In my case, the option's value attribute is a WordPress post slug that would be meaningless to the person receiving the email, but necessary to have the field auto-populate via querystring. The selected <option>'s text, however, is relevant... and I need to ensure that it is included in the email.

    Posted 11 years ago on Friday April 5, 2013 | Permalink
  2. Do you have an example of your form online where we can take a look? Please post the URL to the page on your site where we can see the form, and also let us know which text exactly you want to use in your merge tag, and where you want to use it. Thank you.

    Posted 11 years ago on Wednesday April 10, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Im having the same issue. You can see form 1 located here: complete the 2 dropdown field form and check out the url.
    This is what I have in the redirect url confirmation setting:{State:67}
    and the redirect query string is:
    purchase_type={Purchase Type:28}&state={State:67}. In both fields on form the values for the drop downs are in slug format, no special characters and there is a - between each word, but the field labels are being passed rather than the values. Please help.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday June 5, 2013 | Permalink