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    Preview before submit widget: when used with edit link causes form to be unable to complete submission

    Asked by IOER on September 05, 2016 at 07:59 AM

    When using the edit link in an email the Preview Before Submit Button does not work -  it is impossible to submit the form. 

    Please help. Thank you!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by beril on September 05, 2016 at 09:26 AM

    Thank you for contacting us. I’ve cloned and tested your form. the preview before submit widget works fine on the form on my side. However, if I reopen the form with {edit_link} function it also doesn't work on my side.



    Here is how it works:

    I have forwarded this to our developers to have it checked and fixed. Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience on this matter. We will update you on this thread as soon as this has been fixed.

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    JotForm Developer

    Answered by Denis on September 06, 2016 at 06:45 AM

    Hello IOER,

    Sorry for the trouble that caused, problem should be fixed now. Please check and let us know if issue still persists. 

    If you need any further assistance please feel free to contact us. 


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    Answered by IOER on September 07, 2016 at 03:49 AM

    Hi Beril and Denis,

    The Problem is actually fixed. Thank you for your great support! 

    Kind regards.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by beril on September 07, 2016 at 04:06 AM

    On behalf of our developer, you're most welcome. Thank you for letting us know the result. If you have any question or issues, please do not hesitate contacting us. We will be glad to assist you.