How can I get the post_id from a desired form and entry?

By: Farshad N | Asked: 10/22/2023
ForumsCategory: General questionsHow can I get the post_id from a desired form and entry?
Farshad N asked 9 months ago
I need to obtain the post_id of a post created by a form, in this case from the last entry submitted by the current user. I tried to do this by creating a hidden field with [post_id] as the default value. Then referencing it with
[frm-field-value field_id=x user_id=current]
where x is the id of the hidden field containing [post_id]. But it doesn't work: the [post_id] fields remain empty within the submitted entries, although the [post_id] shortcode works fine in the Views. This seems too simple to need coding. What is the intended way to do it?  
1 Answers
Farshad N answered 9 months ago

Found the hook: Though I'm curious why it isn't already implemented as a feature to process [post_id] and the such within the fields.

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