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    (feature request) the ability to hide the uploaded images thumbnails when exporting submissions to pdf leaving just the image link

    Asked by lydiafund on September 15, 2013 at 03:36 PM

    Our organization uses JotForm for an application form for adoption grant.  The application calls for a number of attachments from our applicants, which are typically come in as a mix of .doc, .pdf, and .jpg documents.  Anything sent to us as a .jpg ends up having an associated large thumbnail/image next to the link, which remains when we convert the application form to pdf (via the "Get PDF" button).  These thumbnails/images add several megabytes to the pdf and are of no benefit, as we simply need the links.  Is there a setting somewhere that controls whether or not thumbnails accompany the attachment links?

    Thank you.

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    http://lydiafund.org/apply/

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    Answered by guilledutra on September 15, 2013 at 05:30 PM

    Hi,

    I´m afraid that it is not possible  just to show the uploaded image link without the thumbnail when exporting submissions to pdf.

    You can deselect the image upload field before exporting to PDF but it will not show the  link to the image or any uploaded file in the pdf file.

    Let me forward your request to our feature request list because I think it could be a good option, to have the ability to show or not the image thumbnail when exporting submissions to PDF, Icannot commit if this option will be implemented or not but you be sure that our development team will get this request.

    Thanks

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    Answered by lydiafund on September 15, 2013 at 05:37 PM

    "You can deselect the image upload field before exporting to PDF but it will not show the  link to the image or any uploaded file in the pdf file."

    That's fine.  That's all I really need.  I open and save the documents via the links in JotForm before I convert the form to pdf, so if there's a way to then subsequently prevent the images (and links) from showing up on the pdf form when I convert to pdf, that will work.  Is that what you're trying to show above?  Are you saying I should uncheck the "Upload" checkbox?

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    Answered by lydiafund on September 15, 2013 at 05:48 PM

    Ah.  i got it to work by de-selecting the 7 boxes that are associated with the links.  So one additional question would be, Does this have to be done for each individual application form that I receive, or can this be applied to the template so that I don't have to de-select boxes for each application form?

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    Answered by guilledutra on September 15, 2013 at 05:52 PM

    Once you deselect the upload fields, it will work for every submission, if for some reason you need the uploaded files to be shown in the exported PDF just select them again temporary.

    Thanks

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    Answered by lydiafund on September 15, 2013 at 07:27 PM
    Thanks!!

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    Answered by guilledutra on September 15, 2013 at 08:13 PM

    You are welcome,

    Thank you for using JotForm