How to trigger a Zap (on Zapier) upon submission edit

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    staynerm
    Asked on September 05, 2014 at 01:33 PM

    I love how you can use the "Edit Link" in an autoresponder so the user can go back and change their form answers.  This works great for me, except I am using Zapier and want to save the modified form to a new submittal so Zapier can see it as a new submittal.  Is that possible?

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    KadeJM
    Answered on September 05, 2014 at 03:01 PM

    So you wish to have your form submitted, edited, then resubmitted to be saved as a new submission?

    When you edit your form it would actually update the submission you edited. Only the submitted output such as in an excel or google spreadsheet would read it as a new submission allover again. This means the data needs to be submitted via brand new submission to be filled in on the form again.

    Zapier is normally intended to grab and send information from one end to another. Where are you trying to have it submitted to? Back into your JotForm? Or?

    Can you please correct or confirm in case I've misunderstood you? This way I can test to see if we can figure something out if that's what you meant.

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    staynerm
    Answered on September 05, 2014 at 03:32 PM

    Looks like was worrying about a problem that doesn't exist!  I knew when you edited the response in JotForm it just overwrote the original data.  I was worried that such an action would not be caught be Zapier, but, I just tried it out and it worked fine!  Thanks for the help.

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    Mike_T
    Answered on September 05, 2014 at 04:30 PM

    Thank you for your update on this. Now we all know that edited submissions are being triggered by Zapier.

    Please feel free to contact us anytime if you need any further assistance.

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    fensgard
    Answered on November 04, 2015 at 03:46 AM

    I'm actually having this problem. Zapier do not seem to be triggered when a form is updated. Any suggestions?
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    KadeJM
    Answered on November 04, 2015 at 09:04 AM

    @fensgard

    We understand you have a related issue but it is a new issue so I have moved it to this new thread.