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    Need to generate a unique reference / booking number

    Asked by District1010 on March 29, 2013 at 09:52 AM

    Looking to produce an event booking form which will take the money (paypal) and when delivering the confirmation email it will give them a booking reference number. How can I accomplish that?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EduardoMendez on March 29, 2013 at 10:08 AM

    Hi therem 

    You can use the Unique ID field to produce an increasing counter on your form:

    Here is a guie to help you with this:


    Give that a try and let us know if you need further assistance!

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    Answered by District1010 on March 29, 2013 at 02:42 PM

    That puts it on the form OK but I need to provide my 'customer' with that number to use as an entry ticket so that on arrival we can compare (ticket was paid for)


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on March 29, 2013 at 02:58 PM


    Good day! You can do that by adding Auto Responder to your form: Creating a Form Autoresponder then include the Unique ID to the output settings.

    Example Form: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/30762575623962

    Example Auto Responder Output:



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    Answered by ze_rusty on March 10, 2015 at 11:08 AM

    Thank you so much. It was right there in front of my eyes and i was googling. :P

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on March 10, 2015 at 12:50 PM

    Hi ze_rusty,

    I'm glad that you find this thread helpful. Although, it does seem to be quit old, I would suggest that you open a new thread for your questions or concerns so that we can give you updated workarounds or solutions.

    Kind regards.