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    Generate unique identifier?

    Asked by JFKUCCC on September 07, 2016 at 07:58 PM

    Hello,

    Are there any templates that would allow an individual to submit their information and then receive a unique identifier? We are looking to create an application. However, we do not want someone to list their name within the application. Therefore, we would like the applicant to first go to a different form that creates a unique identifier for them to be used in their application.

    Please let me know if you need further clarification.

     

    Thanks!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on September 07, 2016 at 11:03 PM

    You can use either the unique submissions ID as the identifier. Submissions ID is generated on every form submissions. To add that in your email or thank you page, just use the submissions ID tag {id}

    Or you can use Unique ID widget. Guide: http://www.jotform.com/help/79-Add-Custom-Unique-IDs-to-your-Form-Submissions

    Hope this helps!