Want to FTP all data to someone's FTP site

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    Asked on February 19, 2013 at 02:07 PM

    I want to share data with someone who has a website for mapping lost dogs.

    Now I have to login to JotForm, create a CSV file, download it to my directory (have to use IE because I can't get the Save As option in FireFox or Chrome, turn off my firewall and run a batch file to send the file.

    What I want to do is set something up on the JotForm site so that I can automatically ftp the entire data file to this other site's server.  It would be even better if I could set it up to automatically send the data on a schedule.

    We are cooperating in sharing data between our two sites to help people in Texas find their lost dogs.  Thank you.

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    Answered on February 19, 2013 at 03:42 PM

    You can actually enable FTP on form submissions. All submissions will then be uploaded to that server.

    Please refer to this guide: http://jotform.com/help/177-How-to-Enable-FTP-on-Form-Submissions

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    Answered on February 20, 2013 at 07:00 AM

    When I tried this. The submission was transferred as a PDF form.  How do you set it up to transfer the data in a csv file?

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    Answered on February 20, 2013 at 08:20 AM

    If you need the CSV, you can download it by going to the Submission Tab and selecting CSV.

    Please check the tutorial link below on how to do this