Gravity Forms merge tags are used to display the data collected for individual form fields in confirmation text and notification messages. But what if you want to pass the data collected in one field to another field in the same form?
For example, if you want to display the user’s Name from the First Name field in an HTML field or in a read-only field throughout the form to make it more personal.
How To Fix It
Out-of-the-box Gravity Forms does not support using merge tags in form fields. The merge tags are not available until after the form is submitted and the entry is created.
Although this is not possible out of the box, there are a couple of third-party plugins that do add support for using merge tags in form fields before the form is submitted.
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