How can I turn off editing?

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    bhurford
    Asked on February 28, 2018 at 01:04 PM

    We need people to not be able to edit their submissions anymore, how can I completely turn off editing?

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    Mike_G
    Answered on February 28, 2018 at 02:18 PM

    To my understanding, you have provided a way for your respondents to edit their submission, is that correct? Unfortunately, there is no direct way to completely disallow users from editing their submission using the edit link — How-to-Let-Users-Update-Their-Form-Submissions-at-a-Later-Date

    But, there is a workaround to disable or hide fields when the form is accessed from the edit link.

    What you need to add to your form is the Get Form Page URL widget

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    The value that the widget produce is the URL of the parent page. It means that if the form is accessed from the edit link, the value of the widget will contain the word "edit".

    From there you can create a condition that if the Get Form Page URL contains edit, disable/hide the field that you don't want to be edited or better yet, hide the submit button.

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    You may use these guides as references in creating the conditions.

    How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer

    How-to-Enable-Disable-Fields-Using-Conditional-Logic

    If you have other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let us know.