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    How can I make the form editable after submission?

    Asked by scobourn on October 08, 2013 at 10:30 AM

    I'd liek the user to be able to come back tot he form to edit it instead of submitting a whole new form.  How can I do that?

    Page URL:
    http://form.jotform.us/form/32797638836170

    editable new form
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 08, 2013 at 10:54 AM

    Hello scobourn,

    That is possible to achieve through the form edit link. Basically what needs to be done is that in you need to add an auto responder in your form. In this auto responder you should add the {edit_link} tag.

    When your user submits the form, they will receive the submission email with a url. Clicking on the edit_link URL will redirect the user to the form submission data which they have already submitted. They will be able to edit the submission record.

    Here is a guide which should help you : http://www.jotform.com/help/40-How-to-Let-Users-Update-Their-Form-Submissions-at-a-Later-Date

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by rth  on October 18, 2016 at 05:50 AM

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