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    Feature enhancement: Date parameter is not showing in Google Drive integration when you set your folder name as "Custom"

    Asked by sidocious on October 02, 2014 at 06:02 AM


    I connected my form to my google drive. Now I got this type of folder name, when posted a filled form:

    So I have two "date" fields on my form, {whenAdded} and {whenFinished} (of course it is in my language, but now I use English version of it).

    I'd like to change the folder name, what is create in my google drive when posted a filled form to YYYY.MM.DD-OTHERDATA, but I'd like to use {whenAdded} date, not posting date, and I'd like to use {whenFinished} date on OTHERDATAS section of foldername.

    Is it possible?

    Thanks: SiD

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    Answered by jedcadorna on October 02, 2014 at 06:50 AM

    I've tested this on my end and it seems it doesn't follow the date parameter when integrating to Google Drive. Not sure if this is how it works or if this feature is just missing, but it should work since selecting "Custom" should allow you to choose whatever parameter you want for you google folder.

    Let me forward a ticket to our 2nd level and inform them about this issue. We'll let you know here once an update is available.

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    Answered by jedcadorna on October 02, 2014 at 06:57 AM

    Actuall the parameter {time} works. I think this would be a feature enhancement since choosing a targeted field and use its parameter is not working. Let me update my notes and inform our dev about this feature.


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    Answered by sidocious on October 02, 2014 at 07:12 AM


    So, I used {time}, cause I can't use {mikorAdtak} :)

    I got same type of directory nam, what you posted :)

    And thank you!!! Be my guest for a beer or a coffee ;)

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    Answered by jedcadorna on October 02, 2014 at 07:28 AM

    You are welcome. I have opened a ticket for using a custom parameter instead of time since what you wanted was to use your 2 date fields {whenAdded} - {whenFinished}. This doesn't work with {time} parameter as it only returns the time when form was submitted but not the field value.

    We'll see what our devs have to say about this feature request. You'll be notified here once an update is available. 

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    Answered by sidocious on October 02, 2014 at 07:36 AM

    Sorry, I do not attached my form:


    It is Hungarian :)


    best regards: SiD

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    Answered by steve on October 02, 2014 at 08:40 PM

    To be clear, this is a feature request to add these labels, as options in the labeling of folders for Google Drive:

    Currently supported tags:

    This feature request has been submitted, but we don't have a timeline for it at the moment. As noted above, this ticket will be updated if/when it's built.