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how do you make a default value on a hidden form field

smfmetro10 asked
Last Modified: 2015-03-25

I have a hidden field that has a name and ID of "recipientId"  

if the value is null i would like to set it to 6

This is what I have so far but it's not working.

Thanks in advance for the help!

$(document).ready(function () {	
if ($(recipientId).val(null)) {

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