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    how do people completing my form stop and then start later

    Asked by lrobinson on November 11, 2014 at 10:56 AM

    I am creating a grant application form.  I want folks to be able to stop and start before submitting, and to have a chance to review what they have said prior to submitting.  How do i let them know that is possible, assuming that it is.  

     

    I also assume there is no way to incorporate a form for them to fill out budget information other than doing it as an upload.  Is that correct?   thanks for your help.

    Page URL:
    &lt;disabledtype=&quot;text/javascript&quot;src=&quot;http://form.jotf<br/>orm.us/jsform/43114313015134&quot;&gt;&lt;/script&gt;

    then and application form review fill thanks
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    Answered by ashwin_d on November 11, 2014 at 11:37 AM

    Hello lrobinson,

    If I understand your requirement correctly, you want to allow your user to save the input data so that they can come back and then submit the form latter. Is that correct?

    Yes it is possible to achieve your requirement and there are multiple options available :

    1. You can enable the "Auto Fill" feature of your form which will save the input data every few seconds. Please be noted that auto fill feature saves the input data in browser cookie. That means if the user access the form again from other browser, other system or clear the browser cache, the saved data will not be accessible. The following guide should help you:  http://www.jotform.com/help/227-How-to-Enable-Auto-Fill-Feature-Save-Form-Entries-to-Continue-Later  

    2. User can save the input data in session which will be actually stored in our server. Please be noted that this feature requires two forms. The main form should have the "Page Break" field and the input data is saved only on the click of the next button. The following guide should help you:  http://www.jotform.com/help/97-How-to-Save-Forms-to-Continue-Later  

    3. You can add the {edit-link} tag in the auto-responder email template of your form. When the the form is submitted, they will receive the email which will have a clickable link. Clicking on this link will allow the users to edit the submission data. The following guide should help you:  http://www.jotform.com/help/40-How-to-Let-Users-Update-Their-Form-Submissions-at-a-Later-Date  

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!