How can I allow users to save the form and continue later

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    Asked on February 07, 2018 at 12:15 AM

    Que se comience a llenar parte del formulario y que se guarde la información y después volver abrirlo y llenar otra parte y que se guarde, y una vez finalizados enviar para archivar.


    Homero Strozzi

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    Answered on February 07, 2018 at 05:00 AM

    You have 2 choices on how you want to approach this:

    1. Browser-based method

    Easy to setup, but relies on the Browser's Local Storage. It's also commonly known as Autofill.

    Meaning, if a user started filling out your form using Chrome, left their desktop/laptop, went back and re-opened the form on a different browser, then their progress is lost. Using that same Chrome browser again would allow them to continue where they left off.

    Complete guide: How-to-Enable-Auto-Fill-on-Forms

    2. Session parameter method

    A bit complicated setup since it requires 2 forms to work.

    FORM 1: The first form where the user will need to fill out the name and email field. The session URL will be created here and the email field will be used as the session ID.

    FORM 2 (Main Form): This is the main form where all the necessary and important fields will be collected. The main form needs to have PAGE BREAKS. The progress on each page will only be saved when the "Next" and "Back" buttons are clicked.

    Complete guide: How-to-Save-Forms-and-Continue-Later 

    Have a look at the guides above and decide which better suits your needs.

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    Answered on February 08, 2018 at 09:59 AM

    Gracias, Jim