Am I right that if I use save and continue later, the user gets a link

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    marxmyth
    Asked on October 30, 2020 at 11:09 PM

    Am I right that if I use save and continue later, the user gets a link to come back to her saved information? Is it also true that if I use save and continue later, the user's data is retained and appears next time they open the scholarship application JotForm?

    I need a system where the user's data is not saved on the computer, as multiple students will be completing scholarship applications on the same computer. When one students leaves, I want her data to be gone so the next student starts with an empty form.

    I do want the student to get an email with a link that will take her back to the data she submitted. I've done this in the past via the starter form and main form method. Now it looks like the new save and continue method will not work for me because it retains student data in the computer.

    If it does not work for me, can I use the old method? (the starter form and main form system)



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    Patrick_R
    Answered on October 30, 2020 at 11:47 PM

    Hello Marx! Your observations are all correct. Saving data also creates a cookie and if another user tries to fill the same form from the same browser, the old data is overwritten. In such case, the sent link will also be overwritten.

    This is the only system available now.

    Our apologies for the inconvenience.

    Thank you!

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    marxmyth
    Answered on October 31, 2020 at 12:28 AM
    So there is no way to use the old system? The two form method?
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    Vick_W
    Answered on October 31, 2020 at 01:37 AM

    Hi there,

    If you prefer the 2 forms method then you can still use it. Due to the addition of the "Save and continue later" option in the forms the 2 forms method guide is listed as deprecated as the new method is easy to use. However, if you want to use the 2 form method then you can still use the instructions in the guide below.

    https://www.jotform.com/help/97-deprecated:-how-to-save-forms-and-continue-later

    Let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

    Thanks.