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    How to display Unique Id instead of submission id in email alerts?

    Asked by henrygrey on March 03, 2016 at 10:23 AM


    I have downloaded a widget to fix my own submission ID with prefix but your system's long number ID still appears on the notification email.

    I look forward to hearing back your advise.

    Kind regards,


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on March 03, 2016 at 11:27 AM

    Hello Gianni,

    I did check the email alerts of your last edited form and found that you still have {id} tag. Please be noted that {id} tag will always show the system generated submission ID.

    If you want to display the value of your "Unique Id" widget, you will have to edit your email alerts and replace {id} with the field name of "Unique Id" widget. Please check the screenshot below:


    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!