Applying a reference identifier to each submission

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    fillyaboots
    Asked on January 14, 2015 at 06:01 PM

    Hello

     

    I want to add a reference number to a form that could be auto generated and used as an identifier.  I have looked at and used the submission ID field on Jotform but that is an 18 digit code.  I'm hoping to use something smaller, like a counter from 1 and counts upward as each form is submitted.  Is this possible?

     

    Thanks

     

    Steve

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    Ben
    Answered on January 14, 2015 at 07:08 PM

    Hi Steve,

    Yes, you can do that using our Unique ID widget.

    It will allow you set this reference up to your preference and it will increment upwards from the number you have set it at.

    This way you can set it up to continue from the references you already have.

    This guide will show you how to add a widget to your Form.

    Do let us know however if you have any further questions and we would be happy to assist.

    Best Regards,
    Ben