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    Feature Request: Retain original file name in dropbox instead of ID.

    Asked by namhuan on October 17, 2013 at 08:21 AM

    Hi,

    I want retain the original filename by selecting no folder under Folder Name and Extended Folder Name after an uploaded file from a form is delivered to Dropbox.

    Thanks,

    Huan

    Feature Request dropbox name filename folder name
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by guilledutra on October 17, 2013 at 08:44 AM

    Hi,

    I'm afraid that the reason why it is not possible preserve the original file name is to avoid possibles duplicated file name  errors while uploading to the same dropbox directory for example: 2 users uploading images files with the same filename,  the submission ID prefix is useful  when relating  the files with the pdf document containing the form fields data.

    I'll forward your request to our feature request list, I cannot commit if this feature will be implemented or not, but you can be sure that our developer team will read this message.

    As soon as we get news about it status we will let you know.

    Thanks