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    Report that can be updated

    Asked by martinezrenato on January 17, 2017 at 01:01 PM

    I am trying to create a status report form where the user can see and if applicable change the prior answers to the same question. I would like them not to need to type the same information they already prepared when there are no changes and have a reference of what the prior status contents were. This would also bee needed for update contact information forms were the existing data is shown so that the user can change only what has varied. What would be the best way to do this?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on January 17, 2017 at 03:35 PM

    Looks like you want the users to be able to edit their existing information. This is possible, simply create an autoresponder notification: https://www.jotform.com/help/26-Setting-Up-an-Autoresponder-Email, and include the edit link:

    Let us know if you need more help.

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    Answered by Mike_G on January 17, 2017 at 04:06 PM

    In addition to what my colleague have suggested, please try to test and submit the form I've created based on what I understand from the requirements you mentioned above.

    Sample Form: https://form.jotform.com/70166183300951

    Note: Please enter a valid email address for you to receive the email autoresponder.

    In the email autoresponder you should be able to see the following links:

    The first link allows you to edit all the contact information you initially entered when you submitted the form except for the Status field.

    The second, allows you to only view the information and not make any update(s).

    The third, only allows you to update the Status field.