After submitting a form, is there a way to go back to the filled form?

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    jolizzy
    Asked on March 05, 2012 at 06:30 PM

    Parents will be adding more than one child to registration, but I don't like the way the spreadsheet formats if I just add extra name fields for additional children.

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    jolizzy
    Answered on March 05, 2012 at 07:08 PM

    Wish you wouldn't count views from the same IP address--makes me think someone is looking at my question and getting ready to answer!

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    Mike_T
    Answered on March 05, 2012 at 07:09 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    You can provide your users with the Edit Links. Is this something you are looking for?

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    jolizzy
    Answered on March 05, 2012 at 07:26 PM

    Won't that just change the original record that the user submitted?  Plus, I don't want them to have to wait for email confirmation--if nothing else, then I would like them to be able to go back to the completed form that they already submitted so that they could just edit the child's name and age to add another child.

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    Mike_T
    Answered on March 05, 2012 at 08:06 PM

    Won't that just change the original record that the user submitted?

    You are right, it will change the original record. However, you will receive the Edit: Notification email with the new data.

    I would like them to be able to go back to the completed form that they already submitted so that they could just edit the child's name and age to add another child.

    It is possible to achieve something very similar with the following workaround:

    How to (almost) Make a Confirmation Page for your Forms

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.

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    jolizzy
    Answered on March 18, 2012 at 03:45 AM

    Mike, I tried this, and wasn't able to do more than edit the original submission.  I want to populate the fields with the info from the original submission, but be able to change the child's name and submit it as a new record. Can it be done?

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    mliz
    Answered on March 18, 2012 at 09:03 AM

    Unfortunately this is not possible with the Edit Link, it can only be used to edit the existing submission  and not post new submissions. Such functionality is not yet available however this has already been added to our feature request list.


    Thanks!