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    Sending form submissions as an excel file

    Asked by eskas on May 22, 2015 at 03:51 AM

    Hi,

    I'm trying to accomplish that on each submission, a custom XML file is created and sent to an email address. What would be the best way to achieve this? I thought about a webhook that hooks up a specific url after each submission that triggers the conversion to XML. Is this maybe something that could be done with Zapier? I would need the possibility to specify a custom XML parser for the data.

    Thank you for your help!
    Fabio

    xml create xml file and email
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    Answered by Jan on May 22, 2015 at 09:49 AM

    You can use webhook for this but you need to convert the received data to XML. Here are some guides about webhook.

    http://www.jotform.com/help/245-How-to-Setup-Webhook-with-JotForm
    http://www.jotform.com/blog/85-Send-Instant-Submission-Notifications-with-Webhooks

    You can pass form data to a database by enabling the "Send Post Data" in a Thank you page.
    http://www.jotform.com/help/51-How-to-Post-Submission-Data-to-Thank-You-Page

    You can also create a RSS listing report. Since RSS uses standard XML format, it can also be used to fetch submission data and utilize them in many different ways.
    http://www.jotform.com/help/216-How-to-Create-an-RSS-Listing-Report

    Hope this helps. Thank you.