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    Instead of an email, can your forms output to a data file....such as .csv or .dat to a designated network folder?

    Asked by Michael on September 18, 2013 at 08:37 AM
    email CSV network
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    Answered by guilledutra on September 18, 2013 at 10:20 AM

    Hi,

    You can export the submission data in a .csv format from your submissions page, please check this guide:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/73-How-to-Download-Form-Submissions-to-Excel-CSV-PDF

    If you need your submission data uploaded to an ftp server after the submitting the form, you can configure it from your forms submissions page too.

    http://www.jotform.com/help/177-How-to-Enable-FTP-on-Form-Submissions

    If you need your submitted data being uploaded in a .dat or .csv format just after submitting, you can configure the send post data attribute, the data will be posted to to your thank you page, in this case you will need to redirect your thank you page to a custom url, where your custom script will get the posted data and process it in order to achieve what you are looking for.

    Please check this guide

    http://www.jotform.com/help/213-Send-POST-Data-From-JotForm-Using-PHP-in-Custom-Thank-You-Page

    (you will need to program your own php script)

    Hope it helps

    Please let us know if you need further assistance

    thanks