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    Can I provide my users a link to download a document?

    Asked by dvvasquez on May 14, 2013 at 04:47 PM

    I require my users to upload an Employee Recommendation Letter, but I need to allow them to click a link and download a template for that letter. Can I upload the template, provide a link and have the users click the link to download it to be filled out, or do I have to do that outside of JotForm?

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    Answered by NeilVicente on May 14, 2013 at 06:25 PM

    We do not host files, so you will have to upload the file somewhere else (Dropbox's public folder is a good one) and provide the link on the form.

    To add the link to the form, you simply need to insert a Free Text control, and paste the download link.

    Here's a diagram to give you an idea: