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    Cloned Form suddenly disabled?

    Asked by kaeleyFCNL on May 11, 2015 at 12:17 PM

    I copied from an old (disabled) form. My new form did not accept submissions until I disabled and re-enabled the new form. The bug was over the weekend, so I didn't catch it until several people had already tried (unsuccessfully) to use it.

    1) There's no way to recover those submissions, right?

    2) Please fix so it doesn't happen again.

    Thanks.

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    http://fcnl.org/events/annual_meeting/2015register/

    Submissions Bug Report error on form new form thanks and
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    Answered by Charlie on May 11, 2015 at 12:46 PM

    Apologies for the inconvenience. Unfortunately, I'm unable to replicate the problem.

    I cloned your form, disabled it. I then cloned my own disabled form, tested it by filling it out and clicking the submit button. I was able to receive the submission data.

    If the form is disabled, the user will not be able to fill it out, in this case there's no lost submission data to recover. Perhaps the form had an expiration date on it? Or was set to "disable"? 

    Just a tip, to make sure that the form is working, please do a test submission by filling it out and clicking the submit button before embedding it on a website.

    I hope this helps. And I apologize for the inconvenience, if you were able to experience this problem again we can further make an investigation.