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    Unique ID field for counting submitted forms

    Asked by andypenn on May 19, 2014 at 02:32 PM

    is it possible to include a form conter on the form  each time that particular form is submitted it would update , if this can be done, can the number range be set for instance the first submission wouuld read 00001 or maybe abc 01 this would be very useful as I would be able to use this a  reference number

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by TitusN on May 19, 2014 at 03:49 PM


    Yes - you can add a form counter field (hidden to the form user) as shown below:

    You can customize the unique ID field with a text prefix, number padding and the index (where the counter should start)

    Please let us know if this helps.