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    Ability to rename PDF file format of a submission based on a field in the form

    Asked by simonebrennan on April 17, 2015 at 07:39 AM
    Hi, Has there been an update on this feature (without dropbox or google drive integration)?
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    Answered by Welvin on April 17, 2015 at 07:43 AM


    I just want to clarify whether you mean the PDF output when you click "Get PDF" in the form submissions page or through PDF Link in the Notification Email? That is since you've mentioned without Dropbox and Google Drive Integration. Please confirm.

    I look forward to your reply.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by simonebrennan on April 19, 2015 at 06:45 PM


    When clicking the PDF Link in the autoresponder/notifier email, I would like to have the PDF named based on my fields.

    For example, if a form was submitted relating to a particular site (drop down option), I would like this to be in the name, as well as the date (another field on my form).

    I am trying to remove the need for someone to manually download all the submissions and re-name according to their contents.

    This is my current form: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41968320146960



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    Answered by Welvin on April 20, 2015 at 02:58 AM

    Hi Simone,

    Thank you for the clarification. I have now submitted this as a feature request. Our developers would decide and let you know in this thread for updates.

    For now, you may consider doing this through Dropbox or Google Drive or Box.net integrations.


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    Answered by simonebrennan on April 28, 2015 at 01:26 AM

    Hi, do you have an update on this? Will this feature be implemented soon, or should I try and find a work around?

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    Answered by Charlie on April 28, 2015 at 09:49 AM

    Unfortunately, it seems like this won't be implemented anytime sooner. But, you can achieve renaming the PDF submissions in the Dropbox or Google Drive integration.

    Here's a guide that you can follow: http://www.jotform.com/help/255-How-to-setup-folders-using-UniqueID-in-Dropbox. So basically, the guide uses the Unique ID widget, but this is also applicable to other form fields in renaming the submission that will be uploaded to your Dropbox.