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    Can edit links be embedded to my site for users to access their submissions anytime?

    Asked by san4109 on January 17, 2013 at 10:42 PM

    Hello There,

    Please help asap, I'm doing this for a school project. I am using JotForm on Joomla 2.5 to create a food journal. Is there a way users can get all of there edit links in one place so that they can edit any submission without going through all of their emails?

     

    Thank You,

    Amanda

    Page URL:
    http://san4109.byethost15.com/index.php/add-a-new-meal-final-version

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on January 18, 2013 at 12:12 AM

    Yes, that is posible. You can let users update an entry on a later date. That's possible on the new version of JotForm. To do that, first create an auto-responder email. Then add {edit_link} tag to the body of the email.

    When a user submits the form they will receive a confirmation email and it will contain a link to the pre-filled form. Then, they can update their entry.

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    Answered by san4109 on January 18, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    But should I tell them to put all of these links on a page or can I do this for them?

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on January 18, 2013 at 12:26 AM

    Like the guide explains to you, all you need to do is to make an autoresponder and each person filling the form out will recieve the link to their own submitted form.

    Follow the guide and make tests. You'll see how it works

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    Answered by san4109 on January 18, 2013 at 01:11 AM

    The autoresponder makes sense. But I want form submissions to be displayed in a way similar to this where my users log in and see all of their submissions from this form in a chart.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 18, 2013 at 01:37 AM

    A possible way to do that is to create a GRID Report, it will give you an iframe codes to embed, copy the codes then place that in your website.

    http://www.jotform.com/help/105-Grid-Listing

     

    Thanks

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    Answered by san4109 on January 19, 2013 at 09:27 AM

    Thank you for this! Is there anyway I can edit the result page so that users can only see submissions that match their email address?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 19, 2013 at 11:54 AM

    Unfortunately, that's not possible. The report can either be public or password protected and you can only limit which field to show, not per user inquiry by their email address.

     

    Thanks

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    Answered by san4109 on January 19, 2013 at 12:30 PM

    Oh okay, thank you again for your help! Hopefully that will be a feature in the future.

     

    -Amanda