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Can you just make a Unique Submission ID for me?Asked by tourkick on May 06, 2011 at 01:45 PMCan you just make a Unique Submission ID for me?For example: -Allow me to start with a letter or number -Able to pick how many letters then how many numbers then how many letters then how many .... -Ability to limit ID's entire length (e.g. 6 characters max) -Ability to be unique to just that form or to all of my JotForm forms for each user account or unique to ALL users' accountsI'd REALLY appreciate it. Thanks. :)
This is a re-post of a comment on How to Add Custom Unique IDs to your Form Submissions?
You can format your own Id by using the properties dialogue. First add a prefix with the letters you want. Then use number padding to set its max length. For example the following properties will begin submitting with the ID: AAA000051
Hope this is a bit clearer,
Daniel, thank you for the reply. I didn't realize you had part of the requested functionality already built-in. :) However, auto-increment ID is different than random ID, correct? Is a random unique ID possible in addition to your already-in-place auto-increment unique ID?
Thank you very much.
No, sorry, random IDs are not supported.
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Hi, I followed your instructions above, but when I go to my Excel file on Google Drive, it does not appear that the new autonumber is populating. Am I missing a step?
Do make sure the UniqueID is indeed setup properly. First by checking the Submissions' Page of your form is recieving this data. You can also try removing the integration and re-trying to integrate the form to your Google Spreadsheet Integration.
In any case, kindly create a new thread in the forum if you need further assistance, as we are working on a one issue per thread basis. Thank you.
I'm sorry. Thank you for the speedy response. You guys have an amazing support team. I didn't understand the posting rules. Will do so for the future. Thank you again.