1-I have a node with the name of the project.

2-this node has a project_name field that generates by these Tokens

3- I have a reference field that it load an entity type in the project create the page the entity type and bundle machine name are: delay , project_delay

4- I want to use the project_name in the title of project_delay

Problem: the project_name will fill after page load and is the client side then it can't be used in the project_delay title field, I want a hook or any trick to get the project_name and use it in the project_delay title.

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Note: I use the inline entity form, in my case I set the projct_delay to inline entity form Complex

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  • will fill after page load The most simple solution would be use JavaScript/jQuery and grab project_name field value and put it in project_delay. – No Sssweat Apr 23 at 5:14
  • @NoSssweat I try with a simple alert but it has an error, is there anything about jquery that I should consider for adding the jquery? I used asset injector. – Nasser Apr 23 at 5:19

You can add an entry to your theme's library



  version: 1.x
    js/custom.js: {}
    - core/jquery


function theme_name_form_alter(&$form, \Drupal\Core\Form\FormStateInterface $form_state, $form_id) {
  if ($form_id == 'the_id_of_the_ief_form') {
    $form['#attached']['library'][] = 'theme_name/ief-js'; // attach library to form


(function ($, Drupal) {
  Drupal.behaviors.iefJS = {
    attach: function (context, settings) {
      $('#field_id_of_project_delay', context).once('iefJS').each(function () {
        var project_name = $('#field_id_of_project_name').val(); // get val
        var project_name = Drupal.checkPlain(project_name); // sanitize
        $(this).val(project_name); // set val
})(jQuery, Drupal);

And of course, replace theme_name with your actual theme name.

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