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    Can a field on a form be locked so that it can not be edited until unlocked?

    Asked by Renata Lavach  on May 01, 2015 at 03:23 PM

    So if I make a form with several fields, can I lock the fields so that they cannot be deleted or moved later on, until I  chose to unlock it?


    Also, can you make your own widget, or must we choose only from those available?


    In integration, I see that you can have the information typed into the form them put into a Google Sheet. Can you make the form draw information from a Google Sheet instead? That way it either populates the field, or at least verifies that the info input is correct?



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    Answered by Ben on May 01, 2015 at 05:28 PM

    As we can only reply to a single issue / question per thread I have moved your other questions to their own threads. In future Renata, please open a new thread per new issue.

    Your question about creating own widgets has been moved here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/562906

    Your question about the Google SpreadSheet data retrieval has been moved to here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/562908

    We will be replying to both shortly.

    Now in regards to your question.

    There is a way to mark the field as read only, so no one seeing the form can add any info in it, but this is not what you are after, per your comments above.

    If I understood you correctly you are looking to lock the field so that anyone that edits the form, must first know the password - or something to that liking, in order to make the changes to the form fields.

    This unfortunately is not possible and not something considered since you can always share your forms with and without the ability to modify the form.

    You can see more about this here: How to Share Forms with a Sub-Account User

    Basically you should never, nor do you need to, share your account details with someone else.