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    How can I have the file upload actually include the files as an attachment

    Asked by JD on August 15, 2012 at 04:11 PM

    How can I have the file upload actually include the files as an attachment?



    This is a re-post of a comment on Quick overview of form fields

    upload notification attachment email alert
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on August 15, 2012 at 04:23 PM

    JD,

    I am afraid this cannot be made possible, and we do not have plans of changing how the system currently works.

    The reasons behind this policy have already been explained on the threads linked below:

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/67733-Please-allow-notification-emails-with-uploaded-file-attachments-

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/21663-Can-an-attachment-be-sent-as-an-attachement-in-the-e-mail-from-the-form-rather-than-being-a-download-link

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on June 29, 2016 at 09:22 AM

    Hi,

    We are pleased to inform you that you can now have the file uploads as attachments in your email alerts. You can learn more about it on this blog post https://www.jotform.com/blog/223-New-Feature-Get-Uploaded-Files-as-Email-Attachments  

    We hope you will like it.

    Thank you.