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    How to save/prevent the loss of data when the form is suddenly refreshed?

    Asked by Kingswood on September 09, 2013 at 06:52 AM

    Hi... I want to place a form on a page which because of the nature of the questions the user may often have to leave that form page to refer to information contained on another page. The probem then is that when they return to the form it has lost all the previosuly inputted data. Is it possible to make it so that the data always remains until you click a CLEAR FORM button?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on September 09, 2013 at 09:20 AM

    Hi,

    Good day! Yes, that is possible with our AutoFill Feature. Please Enable Auto Fill by following this guide: How to Enable Auto Fill Feature | Save Form Entries to Continue Later. With AutoFill feature, you can save form data and come back to it on a later time. This also prevents the loss of form data when your browsers suddenly get crashed.

    Thanks