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    Email notification when the form is half completed?

    Asked by jmldias on April 22, 2016 at 08:17 AM

    Greetings, 

    Is it possible to have two email notifications in a single form? Where the first one is sent when it's half-way completed. 
    And at 100% completion, send again containing the whole information?

    Thank you in advance, 
    Regards

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    Answered by Charlie on April 22, 2016 at 10:45 AM

    Not quite sure if I understood your concern correctly. 

    Perhaps this is possible if you'll setup two email notifications, first notification has the first page of the form, then the 2nd notification will have the 2nd page of the form.

    You will then need to add conditional logic on those email notifications to when they will be sent. Here's a guide about it: http://www.jotform.com/help/167-How-to-send-to-a-specific-email-address-based-on-a-selection. You will need a condition like if the signature in page 1 is filled then send the 1st email notification, however, your user needs to actually HIT the submit button for the submission to be saved and for the email alerts to be triggered.

    Now for your user to complete the 2nd half of the form, they will probably need to have the edit link of it. Here's a guide about it: https://www.jotform.com/help/40-How-to-Let-Users-Update-Their-Form-Submissions-at-a-Later-Date. They will then need again to hit the submit button for the form submission to be updated.

    You can add multiple submit buttons on your form, then you can rename them like "Save".

    I hope that helps. Do let us know if you need more assistance on this.

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    Answered by jmldias on April 22, 2016 at 10:59 AM

    Hello Charlie! 
    Thank you for your answer, that helps me a bit! 

    I'll clarify a bit, so you understand what i need to achieve. There are 2 steps. 
    The first step submission will not be stored on the DB, will only send an email notification with the fields filled this far.  
    The second step and final submission will store the data on the DB, and sends a second email notification with all the fields filled from both steps to the same email. 

    Is this possible? 

    Thank you a lot 
    Regards

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    Answered by Charlie on April 22, 2016 at 12:14 PM

    Unfortunately, it is not possible. Email notifications can only be sent when the submit button is hit. 

    Perhaps what you are looking for is the session link for submissions? Here's a guide about it: https://www.jotform.com/help/97-How-to-Save-Forms-and-Continue-Later. What it does is it saves the progress of your user on the form and saves it on a session. However, notifications won't be triggered on a form using the session link. Your users progress on the form is stored on a session AND is not saved in your list of submissions.