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    PDF Submissions: Allow PDF submissions to use a field as the file name

    Asked by 10mq_periferica on January 18, 2017 at 11:07 AM

    Hi Guys, i'm Carlo, a fan of Jotform, i used it last year for a design competition, and i want to re-use it also for the next edition.

    My question is about the pdf I can download from the submission monitor (i attach an img about it)
    Hope to receive your answer. Thank you very much!

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    Answered by Charlie on January 18, 2017 at 12:30 PM

    Thank you for your continued use of our form builder.

    With regards, to your concern, I'm sorry to say that it is not possible. The naming convention for the downloaded PDF submissions will always be based on the submission ID when you download it directly on the submissions page. However, this is possible if you integrate JotForm to your Dropbox folder. Here's a guide about it: https://www.jotform.com/help/255-How-to-Setup-Folders-Using-Unique-ID-widget-in-Dropbox 

    This can also be implemented in Google Drive integration, almost same method with the Dropbox. The PDF submission file will follow the Unique ID widget's value if you set it as the name of the submission folder. 

    I will also forward this as a feature request, but I cannot guarantee that this will be implemented. It depends on our developers' current work load. We will update you on this thread as soon as we hear any news.

    Thank you.