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    Is it possible to have this unique ID be the same every time a person takes the survey?

    Asked by mssabr01 on November 30, 2016 at 05:15 PM
    s it possible to have this unique ID be the same every time a person takes the survey? I would like to compare a person's answers before and after an event without knowing who the pe
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    Answered by jonathan on November 30, 2016 at 05:25 PM

    This is not possible if you meant to use the Unique ID field itself because this is in contrast as to what the Unique ID field was suppose to be.


    What I suggest you do is create instead your own unique id for the user/person taking the survey. You can easily create the unique id on your form using the Form Builder.


    Here are the steps on how to create unique field using multiple fields:
    1. Decide which of at least 2 or more fields will constitute the unique field data on the form. 
    In this example, the unique field is the combination of E-mail ID and Position code.
    2. Add a Textbox field on the form. 
    In the demo form, the Textbox was named Unique Code. The unique code question can be hidden also to hide the unique data generated.
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    3. Add Condition logic on the form using the Update/Calculate field rule.
    unique submission
    4. Create the calculation formula by copying the values of the selected fields into the Textbox field (Unique Code).
    Make sure the summary is set to the Textbox field.
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    5. Save the Calculation condition.


    Hope this help. Let us know if you need further assistance.