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    Unique application form number on excel output

    Asked by MEUStrasbourg on January 07, 2016 at 03:13 PM

    Dear Jotform,

     

    I have a problem I hope you can help me with. I am organising a conference where we are expecting to received around 500 applications, which each have a 500 word essay. 

     

    The problem is that these essays need to be graded anonymously, and we therefore need to use the unique application number as a reference rather than their names / any other data that might reveal their identity. 

     

    The problem is that when I download all the applications to a spreadsheet, the unique application number does not show up in any of the columns. So my question is: Is there any way to make it do that, and if so, how is it done?

     

    Thank you very much for your help in advance!

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    Answered by Chriistian on January 07, 2016 at 08:35 PM

    Hi,

     

    You can set the submission ID to show up in the reports by following the steps below:

    1. Open the submissions page of your form and click on the Gear icon

    2. Check the ID option to display the ID

    You can also add a custom Unique ID to your form that will not be displayed to your customers but will show up to your reports and submissions page. Here is a guide on how to add custom unique IDs: Add Custom Unique IDs to your Form Submissions

     

    Do inform us if you need further assistance,
    Regards.