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    How can I set up a sequence for submissions?

    Asked by MEGSSS on December 25, 2013 at 04:53 PM

    I'd like to set up a sequence that begins with the year of the submission, and numbers are automatically added to it...

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on December 25, 2013 at 05:11 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    You can add an Unique ID widget field to your form in order to add the hidden IDs.

    If you would like to show the year of submission you can add it as Prefix. It will not be automatically updated, so you will need to change the prefix value once a year.

    You will get the following numbers with this setup:


    If you need any further assistance on this, please let us know.

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    Answered by MEGSSS on December 25, 2013 at 10:29 PM


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on December 26, 2013 at 12:26 AM

    Hello MEGSSS,

    On behalf of my colleague, you are welcome.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!