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How to use formatter to convert google map data into unique fields

  • 17 July 2022
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I am using JOTForms to collect location data using the Google Map Locator.

The map location data captures all this in one field:

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Address: Q9MP+36 xxxxdin xxx, xxxxx

Province: xxxxxx

Country: xxxxxxx

Longitude: xxxxxx

Latitude: xxxxxxx

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How do create an action that will extract values for Address, Province, Country, Lat and Long and store as unique column values in Google Sheets?

Thanks in advance for any guidance. 


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Userlevel 7
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Hi @Reggie 

Good question.

Check out this related topic:

 

Userlevel 7
Badge +9

Hey @Reggie! Just coming in here to confirm that Troy’s suggestion is likely going to be the easiest (and most cost-effective) way to parse out that info. Were you able to give this a try? Let us know - we want to make sure you're good to go here!

Userlevel 7
Badge +12

Hi @Reggie!

Just checking in, did you give Troy’s suggestion a try and if so did it work? 

If the code step looks a bit too daunting for you, there are other ways to split the information, it’ll just take a few more steps. Let us know if you still need some help with this!