Create Automatic Link To Files In Same Folder
I have two files,
1. Form Templete & 2. Student Data Index. (Both files will be placed in same folder)
About Form Templete : This is a simple form, containing some fields. Fields which i require are Form No., Student's name & Standard.
About Student Data Index : This file is to maintain records.
Each time when I fill form for a new student i will copy paste the form templete file & rename it by form no. (Entered in the Form Templete file, Form No. field)
My question is : Is it possible that whenever i create a new file in the same folder with student's name the required fields in the Student data Index get filled automatically, apart from that the new file created get hyperlinked & when i click on form no. the form for that student gets open?
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