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    Why is my form filled-out by default, instead of blank?

    Asked by tturiano on January 16, 2016 at 06:40 PM

    When a customer arrives at my form, I would like all the fields to be blank. How do I make the form fields be blank when a customer first arrives at the form, instead of being filled out. See form below...all the fields are filled-out with a random selection. Not sure how that happened. The form fields should be blank, a clean slate for a new customer to fill in.

    Thanks, TT

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 17, 2016 at 09:01 AM

    Actually, that is just a saved data in your browser for the form. Autofill is enabled in your form which is causing this. 


    You may consider disabling this if you don't want users to see the previously filled data in the form.

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    Answered by tturiano on January 17, 2016 at 06:47 PM
    Actually it was filled by Jotform when I clicked “Fill Form” in Preview mode.
    But then, I couldn’t unfill it.
    Is there a way to unfill it?
    Thomas Turiano
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    3948 Hawthorne Lane
    Wilson, WY 83014
    Phone: 307-690-3296
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on January 18, 2016 at 05:05 AM

    I have disabled the Autofill option on your form, so that the form will no longer save the input data.

    Please note that even when the autofill is enabled, it is working on a per browser basis. It means that form users will not see any profiled data of other users.

    If you need any further assistance, please let us know. We will be happy to help.