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    Uploaded File Document to be Attached As A PDF To Email Notifications

    Asked by tricia_azco on January 14, 2015 at 10:34 AM

    I am looking to see if when a user submits the form with an uploaded attachment, if the email notification I receive can attach that document as a PDF to the email instead of a link.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on January 14, 2015 at 12:55 PM


    Unfortunately, this is not possible. All uploaded files in the form will be uploaded to our servers and in your email notifications they will appear as a download link, not an attachment. It is also not possible that the documents will be converted to a PDF file, like if user uploads a .doc file and it will convert to a PDF file, at least that's how I understand your other concern.

    But, if you are looking to make the submissions to be a PDF version and as a downloadable link to the email notifications, you can do that by following the screenshot below.

    1. Navigate to "Emails" and click the notification.

    2. Add the form field tag {pdf-link} anywhere in your email content.


    You may also want to check this guide on how to include the headers, text and images in your PDF version of the submission: http://www.jotform.com/help/305-How-to-include-Headers-Texts-and-Images-in-the-PDF-format-of-a-submission 

    I hope that helps. Let us know if you need more assistance on this.

    Thank you.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on June 29, 2016 at 03:55 AM

    Great news! We have just implemented this feature. You can now attach uploaded files in your notification emails. Please give it a try and let us know if you have any feedback: