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Editing Form Responses


After submitting a response, you can allow respondents to make changes or corrections to their entries .
There are two ways to do this:
You can also set an expiry for the response edit link. 

Including edit link in Thank you Page

With this option, a quick link to edit a response will be shown in the Thank You Page immediately after a respondent submits an entry. To enable this option,
  1. In your form builder, navigate to  Settings  >  Response settings .
  2. Select  Yes  to  Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.
  3. Select  Include link in the Thank you page . A link to edit form response will now be provided in the Thank You page. 

    Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.


Set expiration for edit link

Once you enable the option to  Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response , you can choose to set the duration for which the edit link should remain active.

To do this,

  1. Select   Set expiration for edit link
  2. You can choose to set the link expiration based on:

Fixed date & time

  1. In End Date & Time , select the date and time for the edit link expiry.
  2. In  Message on form expiry , enter the message to be displayed to the respondents upon the expiration of the link.

Date & time of submission

  1. In  Expires after , provide the time span from the Date of Submission. You can choose the unit of time span between  Hours  or  Days  from the dropdown.
  2. In  Message on form expiry , enter the message to be displayed to the respondents upon the expiration of the link.

Including edit link in email notifications

When you set up an email notification workflow to send confirmation emails to your respondents, you can include a link to edit their submitted responses in the email.
To enable this option,
  1. In your form builder, navigate to  Settings  >  Response Settings .
  2. Select  Yes  to  Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response.
  3. Go to  Email Notifications   under Settings  and compose the email. Learn more about  Email Notifications
  4. Select  Include a link to allow respondents to edit their response .

    Include edit link in email notifications
The email will now include a link for the respondents to edit their form response.
Note : The option to include a link to allow respondents to edit their responses in the email notifications will be enabled only when  you select Yes to Allow Respondents to Edit Their Response under Response Settings .

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