How to Request Submission Updates in Jotform Tables

April 27, 2024

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

To add Request Update to your table

  1. In Jotform Tables, add or insert a new column. See Adding and Organizing Columns in Jotform Tables to learn more.
The Add column button in Jotform Tables
  1. In the dialog, go to Buttons at the top, then select Request Update.
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. Enter your desired column name.
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
  1. Add an optional message to the email request, then 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’s menu, then select Edit column preferences.

Steps to edit column settings in Jotform Tables
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