Lock a form from being edited only if the form has been edited once.

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    ztwersky
    Asked on September 18, 2014 at 04:11 AM

    I would like a form to have an "edit" link but after the service has been provided, I would like that specific form to be locked so the user can't edit it anymore. If he'd click on the edit button, maybe it would go to page that would say, "This form has been completed and can't be edited anymore". Is there a way to do this?

    Thank you.

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    jedcadorna
    Answered on September 18, 2014 at 08:28 AM

    Unfortunately this is not possible. Jotform has a feature that will disable a form when expiration is date is reached or through submission limit but Jotform doesn't have a feature that will disable certain button or field when form is edited.

    This might be possible if you download Jotforms source code and construct your own program with the process you like. I'm reading these articles http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17106885/disable-submit-button-only-after-submit and this http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13606573/disable-button-after-submit-with-jquery. Disabling something after submit means when the click on edit it's like submitting the form again so probably the solution above is what you might be looking for.