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    Edit submission link in notification email: click on link and it is blank

    Asked by cga on January 05, 2012 at 02:52 PM

    I have placed the edit email in the bottom of my notificaiton email.  Intention is that the manager of the project is able to go in and edit the form as needed.

    When clicking on the link in the notification email, the form comes up, but all of the form is blank and does not show any entered data.

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    Answered by fxr on January 05, 2012 at 04:03 PM

    I think your {edit link} variable may be missing an underscore. 

    Can you try changing that to {edit_link} and see if it helps? 

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    Answered by cga on January 05, 2012 at 04:36 PM

    Thanks!  The {edit link} does work now.

    Is there any way to make it a live link?  I originally used the address


    but it only shows a blank form.

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    Answered by fxr on January 05, 2012 at 04:58 PM

    try using http://submit.jotform.com/form.php?formID=12944151159&sid={id}&mode=edit instead.

    Make sure where the link is linking to is also updated properly (as well as the text itself) if your cutting and pasteing that directly into the email composer.

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    Answered by cga on January 05, 2012 at 06:05 PM

    I must be really missing something -- when I paste the above link in (and make it a live link) it still comes up as a blank form to me.  ugh.  A problem with my browser?  (or my brain?)

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    Answered by fxr on January 05, 2012 at 06:09 PM

    I doubt its anything to do with your browser.

    I have manually edited the link on your form myself, can you check if thats now working as you would have hoped?

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    Answered by lalgeorgek on March 13, 2015 at 01:39 AM


    How can i rename the edit link.


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on March 13, 2015 at 09:44 AM

    Hi lalgeorgek,

    To better assist our users, we advise them to create their own thread for their questions or concerns, I went ahead and open one for you, please refer to this link instead: http://www.jotform.com/answers/532541. We will address to it accordingly.

    Thank you.