Is there a way that my client can fill in a form from on my web page then go back later that week and fill the rest of the form that i have created.

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    Asked on April 13, 2011 at 03:37 AM
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    Answered on April 13, 2011 at 06:15 AM


    Unfortunately, there is no feature like that for JotForm at the moment.

    I notice that this question is being asked a lot, so I will submit a ticket and let the administrators look into this possibility and add to the feature todo list for the development team.

    If you have any other questions, please do let us know.

    Thanks for your inquiry.

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    Answered on April 13, 2011 at 06:27 AM

    Hi timgarret,

    Thanks for posting your message here. Unfortunately, this feature is something that JotForm is not designed for at the moment. I would suggest that your client answer the form at a later time when s/he is ready to completely fill out all of the fields.

    Please let us know if we cna be of further assistance. Thank you for usign JotForm!


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    Answered on April 13, 2011 at 08:11 AM

    Hi all,

    This feature has actually been released in a recent update.   You can let users update an entry on a later date.  To do that, first create an auto-responder email. Then add an {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 url to the pre-filled form. Then they can update their entry.  You may need to make a small change in order to make it clickable and therefore a bit more user friendly.  Eg.

    <a target="_blank" href="{edit_link}">Click here to update your details</a>



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    Answered on April 13, 2011 at 10:40 AM

    Unless I am misunderstanding timgarrett\'s question, he does not want the form to be submitted until it is completed. The purpose of the edit link is to allow a user to make changes/additions to a form that has already been submitted but what timgarrett requires is the for the user to have the ability to save a partially completed form and return to it sometime later to complete it. Only then, will the user submit it.

    This capability certainly seems to be being requested more frequently than before.

    Presently, via the form builder, the submit field can have a "Print" button. Perhaps our developers can explore the possibility of adding a third button named "Save" for the purpose discussed.