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    Can a user leave and come back to finish their form?

    Asked by Jarrett   on June 17, 2016 at 09:30 PM

    My form is a bit long .. sometimes the user will have to wait a day or so on answers from their superiors to get a question answered. Is there a way to set a login(or whatever) for a form so that they can come back and finish at a later time?

    come back to finish and a finish
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on June 17, 2016 at 11:14 PM

    Hello Jarret,

    You can let a user leave and come back in two different ways

    I. Provided that they use the same computer and browser by enabling the Autofill option on your form's preferences.

    This user guide will teach you how to enable this feature: http://www.jotform.com/help/227-How-to-Enable-Auto-Fill-Feature

     

    II. Using session parameters on the URL. This method does not need a specific browser and computer. It only needs a specific URL. Example: http:www.jotform.com/form/123?session=liyam 

    Everytime that URL is pulled up, it loads the previously filled form. The setback is that this requires a page break element in the form and it only does the saving for every flip of the page done.

    This user guide will teach you how to set this on your form: https://www.jotform.com/help/97-How-to-Save-Forms-and-Continue-Later 

     

    If you have questions, please let us know.

    Thanks.