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    Progress Bar widget not working properly with Sessions

    Asked by DecadeofDifference on January 28, 2015 at 03:41 PM

    Hi, I've noticed a minor issue with this. On the demo of this, the percent complete progress bar doesn't show an accurate reading when you go back in using the edit url link that you are redirected to upon submission. It just says 0% complete at the top of every page. Any chance this can be fixed?



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Save Forms and Continue Later

    progress bar session link continue later
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on January 28, 2015 at 05:25 PM

    You are right, it appears that the Progress Bar widget is not currently working properly with the session based links.

    We have added a bug report ticket about this issue to our system. This thread will be updated once the issue is fixed.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by HCOE on February 02, 2015 at 04:35 PM

    Do you have any estimate on when it might be fixed? I'm contemplating using Jotform for a time-sensitive project at work that needs users to be able to pick up where they left off if the form is not completed in one sitting.

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    Answered by HCOE on February 02, 2015 at 04:42 PM

    P.S. I'm the same person as the person who initially asked the question. I have multiple accounts for different websites I service, and logged in as DecadeOfDifference before posting the above answer, but for some reason it listed the post as coming from HCOE, which is weird.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on February 02, 2015 at 04:47 PM

    Unfortunately, there is no ETA, but the bug report ticket has been already assigned to one of our developers and marked as important.

    At this time the progress bar widget is being triggered upon changes, so the form user will need to edit/enter any data on form.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by TitusN on March 24, 2015 at 04:47 AM

    Hello, 

    The progress bar will now work as expected with session based forms, 

    For example: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/50821992811962?session=titus

    The progress bar will read which fields have been previously filled out - and it will provide feedback on the pending progress. 

    Kindly check and provide feedback 

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    Answered by eduapolinario on December 27, 2015 at 02:36 PM

    Hello, my form (https://form.jotformz.com/eduapolinario/socialsmartads) is displaying a initial percentage of fields already filled, but even if I put on the widget "Progress Bar" to ignore fields pre-filled it is not working. 

    I'm filling the widget fiels "Form Fields to be Ignored" just as the way asked, but is not working. the fields that I want to ignore on progress counting are:

    Sugestão de data para início da campanha

    Investimento para patrocínio

     

    Could someone help me please?

     

    Cheers

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on December 28, 2015 at 12:16 AM

    @eduapolinario

    To better assist you, I opened a separate thread for your concern. Please refer to this link instead: http://www.jotform.com/answers/732546. We will address it shortly. Thank you for your understanding.