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    capturing data on abondon forms

    Asked by kauseway on November 30, 2014 at 06:38 PM

    Is there a way to capture data on an abondon form. So if they fill in particular fields and half way thru they leave we capture that data or when they left? thanks!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 30, 2014 at 09:56 PM

    Hello kauseway,

    Unfortunately no. For the submission data to be captured, the submit button of form needs to be clicked. It is not possible to capture the submission data to without clicking the submit button.

    Please be noted that it is possible to save the input data so that the user can come back at a later time and submit the form. Here are the options available:

    1. Auto Fill feature:  You can enable the "Auto Fill" feature of your form which will save the input data every few seconds in the browser cookie. 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. Save input data in session: User can save the input data in session that is stored in our server. Please be noted that this feature requires two forms and the main form should have the "Page Break" field. The 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 

    But again, the form should be submitted for the data to be captured in your form's submission page.

    Thank you!