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    Display in the form the date/time when the form was last updated

    Asked by jamesforpm on September 02, 2014 at 09:17 PM


    I'm trying to create a form that will display within the form, when it was last updated.

    I created a test form: http://submit.jotform.us/form.php?formID=42447225802148

    I used the DateTime tool and made it display the current time and be read-only (for the real form I would hide this)

    I then created a read-only text field that inserts the time from the DateTime tool. 

    When a user saves the form and goes back to it at another time, the read-only text field shows the time when the form was saved but the DateTime tool does not update - when the page refreshes, DateTime loads the current time but then it immediately goes back to the time when the form was last edited.

    Is there a way of achieving of what I'm trying to do?


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on September 03, 2014 at 12:33 AM

    Do you mean to display the last saved date and time of the form when not submitted? If so, it is possible by using our Auto-Fill feature.

    I've cloned your form and tested it. Please see the recorded session below :

    Hope this information helps. Please get back to us if you are looking for something else. We are happy to assist you.