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    Allow edits through submissions on disabled jotforms

    Asked by ICFforms on November 12, 2014 at 10:57 AM


    We use our forms as applications.  Sometimes, we need to disable forms so they are no longer available to the public.  When we do this however, the form then becomes disabled in the submissions field as well, so we are not able to edit the submissions to put in statuses or make needed edits to an applicants form.  It would be helpful if when you selected to disable the form, that it disabled it to the public but would still be available in the submissions field so it would allow us to edit applications and forms as we needed.


    Thank you,

    Emily - ICF

    disabled form Submissions disable forms selected
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    Answered by Ben on November 12, 2014 at 11:21 AM

    Hi Emily,

    I understand and think that this truly be useful. I will raise this as a feature request for our developers and they will update you through this thread as soon as it becomes available.

    I would however suggest adding a field that would collect authorization code. Once you decide to disable edits by others, just show this field and hide others. You would then know the code to show you the rest of the jotform.

    Do let us know if that is something that would help you and we would be happy to help.

    This thread might give you a bit more details about what I mean: http://www.jotform.com/answers/449644

    Best Regards,

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    Answered by ICFforms on November 12, 2014 at 01:34 PM


    Wonderful!  Thank you for passing this along.  

    I had a look at the link that you supplied and this seems that it could be useful.  I will play around with it and see if this is something that we could use in the future.


    Much appreciated!


    Thank you,

    Emily - ICF

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on November 12, 2014 at 02:38 PM

    Anytime, Emily. It's our pleasure to assist you. 

    Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions. Thank you for using JotForm.