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    Auto fill forms - changing how long the data is stored

    Asked by David Westbrook  on December 15, 2016 at 01:31 PM


    Is there any way to change the length of time the data is held in the cookies on the autofill forms. I know we use to be able to do it on the old system. But I can't seemake to find it on the new layout

    I am trying to design a staff training form, so that the staff there can sign to say they attended the training and what was covered. I then want the data to be lost for the next months staff training. The idea is, so when it is linked to a google spreadsheet, you can filter he member of staffs name and it shows all the training they have completed, how long the training was and what was covered. I have worked out that if I turn on auto-fill it will save the subjects covered and then I just need to change the member of staff’s name and signature each time. However, I don't want it to still have the data from the pervious months training, as it changes each month.

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    Answered by Jim_R on December 15, 2016 at 04:06 PM

    Hey David, you can still change how long the cookie will be stored on the user's browser by using the old UI of our Form Builder.

    Just append &old to the URL > PREFERENCES > ADVANCED SETTINGS tab > EDIT AUTOFILL SETTINGS button > change TIME TO LIVE > SAVE

    Once you're done, just clear your browser's cache and cookies to go back to the New UI.