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Data loss is possible if users filling in a lot of data in a long forms/flows close the browser ot tab without saving or submitting. Users can be warned are now If the Unsaved Changes Warning feature is configured, users will be warned of this situation before the data loss. This applies to use-mode forms and flows only, not edit mode. The warning only shows if there have been changes made to the form/flow. If there are no changes, then no warning is displayed. If the form/flow is Saved or the Save on Navigate feature is configured for a flow, then changes are saved and the warning is not produced on any attempt to close the browser.

The unsaved changes warning feature is not supported on iOS Safari and only partially supported on Chrome Android. You may notice some inconsistencies with workflows. Refer to the Unsaved Changes topic for the details.

This feature is not configured in the frevvo Cloud. In-house customers can turn off on the Unsaved Changes Warning feature with the frevvo.unsaved.warning property.

The warning behavior message is browser specific. The messages for Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge are shown below:

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The Unsaved Data Warning will appear when performing a task from the Task List. For example,if you change some data and then click the Inbox icon

Turn on/off the Unsaved Changes feature for a form or flow instance

To turn off the unsaved warning feature for a particular form/flow instance, add the  _unsavedWarning=true/false URL parameter to the Share URL. Remember to add the ? at the end of the URL if this is the first URL parameter you are adding and the & at the end of the URL if there are other URL parameters already appended to the URL.

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In-house customers can turn off on the Unsaved Data feature by adding the the frevvo.unsaved.warning property to the frevvo-config.properties file. Appending the _unsavedWarning URL parameter to a form/flow overrides the value set in this configuration property.

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