How do I create a Save-and-Continue form set after downloading source code and creating new form set?

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    jayhobbs21
    Asked on February 09, 2018 at 06:23 PM

    The problem is that:

    related to making 2 forms that allow one to save-and-continue, after I download the source code and alter the original forms (#1a and #2a), 
    Let's sat I have Form #1a (original) and Form #2a (original main form). When I download the source code, edit the code and save the code under a new name to create Form #1b and Form #2b, it seems that Form #1b will always refer to Form #2a.

    Form #1a:  https://form.jotform.com/73486561790164

    Form #1b: https://form.jotform.com/80267334690156 

    In a chat message, Johnathan suggested:

    Jonathan
    here is how I meant were the source codes can be edited http://take.ms/63Icn
    you can see there is a post submission ID# on that part of the code...
    The post submission action code can be altered from there

    I can easily add the code in Note++ editor, but I don't know what code to add.

    I am downloading, editing, and saving as new because the edits required are easy with Find-and-Replace, but would take MANY hours (multiplied times many form copies) if attempted in JotForm editor.

    Please help.

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    jayhobbs21
    Answered on February 09, 2018 at 08:08 PM

    Hmmm, I found a workaround that isn't too bad.

    I just eliminate anything that needs Find-and-replace from Form #1a and add it to Form #2a.

    This will take a little time to move it over, but I think this will work.  

    Now I will edit (in NotePad++) the Form #2a and save as new Form #2b.

    Then I will enter the new Thank-You page-redirect of the new Form #2b into the Form #1a in JF and rename it #1b.

    When I edit (in NotePad++) the Form #2a and save as new Form #2c, I will clone Form #1a in JF and enter the new Thank-You page-redirect to Form #2c, and rename the clone #1c.

    So, #1b redirects to #2b and #1c redirects to #2c.

    All form #1 versions would not be downloaded.  All editing of this form must occur in JF.

    Please tell me if I am missing something.

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    BJoanna
    Answered on February 10, 2018 at 03:14 AM

    I am not exactly sure if I understood correctly everything that you will edit, but it should work as long as the correct form ID of the second form is used and if you are using the correct Unique Name (value) of the field is used to created the Session URL. 

    How to Save Forms and Continue Later

    Please try it and let us know if there is any issue.