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    How to display file upload submission as an image on email alert?

    Asked by sportybeans on February 27, 2017 at 03:06 AM


      I wanted to make a form where i want a photo to be added,


    In this option they can either attach a photo from their existing photoes in the phone or they can click instant photo and get it attached.


    And when i get mail i want that photo to be shown in the mail with other information so we can take a print of that.


    I tried doing same with adding upload file but when the mail comes to me i need to download the photo file i cant get it with the form.


    Please help me for this


    Samir Shah


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    Answered by Charlie on February 27, 2017 at 04:50 AM

    If I understood your concern correctly, you want the photo to be displayed in the email content instead of downloading it, is that right?

    If so, that can be done by adding the "IMG" tag in the form field tag of your file upload. Here's how:

    1. Navigate to Settings->Emails and edit the email notification that you are receiving. 

    2. Now in the email content template, find the form field tag that represents your file upload, I presume it's the {photoOf} tag? Add the word IMG: on it, so the result is {IMG:photoOf}


    3. Save the changes and test your form.

    Let us know if that works.