How to Request Submission Updates in Jotform Tables

July 22, 2023

The Request Update action button in Jotform Tables provides an easy way to send the edit link of an entry. You can specify the recipient addresses where the link will be sent along with an optional message.

To add Request Update action buttons

  1. In Jotform Tables, add a new column.
The Add column button in Jotform Tables

To learn more, see Adding and Organizing Columns in Jotform Tables.

  1. In the Add a New Column dialog, go to Buttons at the top.
  2. Select Request Update, then click Next.
The Request Update new column option in Jotform Tables

Note: For standalone tables, select the Export a form message to use the Request Update action button.

  1. In the Request Update dialog, enter your desired column name, then select Next.
The Request Update dialog's column name field in Jotform Table
  1. Select Fields in the upper-right corner, then choose your form’s email field to use as the recipient address. Or specify the email address in the Recipient Addresses field.
The Request Update dialog's Fields menu in Jotform Tables

You can also include an optional message in the email request.

  1. Once you’re done, select Create Column.

The buttons should appear on your table. Select the entry’s Send Update Request button to send the email request.

The Request Update column in Jotform Tables

Your recipient can select Edit Form Response in the email to update their entry.

The Request Update email

To change your action button settings, open the column menu, then select Edit column preferences.

Steps to edit column settings in Jotform Tables
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