Unique Id for each filled form

Hello all,

I was wondering if there is a mechanism of automatically generating a
unique ID
for each instance of form filled. Something like auto number in
databases. This can be used to
avoid redundant data.

Thanks

Hi Ismael:

I'm not entirely certain what you mean by redundant data — if you give some more background on what you're trying to accomplish, it would help narrow down the answer — but you could probably use a duple of the timestamp the form was started and the device and/or SIM id as a uniqueness check, using preloaders:

One would assume that a person would not be able to start filling out two forms on the same device at the same time.

Best,
—Clint Tseng

··· On May 31, 2010, at 5:39 AM, Ismael Kedir wrote:

Hello all,

I was wondering if there is a mechanism of automatically generating a
unique ID
for each instance of form filled. Something like auto number in
databases. This can be used to
avoid redundant data.

Thanks

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