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    Can I specify the name of the PDF attachment I receive in my email when a form is submitted?

    Asked by CTKBellingham on November 24, 2015 at 04:48 PM

    I would like to be able to customize the name of the PDF that comes to my inbox after a form is submitted. Example: Joe submits an employment application and the PDF is titled "56748391035U46", I would like the title to be [name field] [form name] or some similar combination.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on November 24, 2015 at 06:56 PM

    Unfortunately this is not yet possible. The Customize PDF tool also doesn't have the option to change the Name of the PDF output.


    I have forwarded this thread to our higher team support and requested a feature to have option to manually change the Attached PDF and Customize PDF Title/Name.

    We cannot provide you any ETA when this will be available, but we will sure to notify you here for any updates/news on the status.



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    Answered by CTKBellingham on November 24, 2015 at 07:46 PM
    Thanks for the straight-forward response. Would there be a zapier
    integration that would allow this functionality possibly?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on November 24, 2015 at 11:25 PM



    Unfortunately, there is no current Zapier integration that can help you achieve this feature as the PDF created and email notification are within JotForm. Jonathan has already raised a feature request ticket for this. We will inform you on this thread any updates on the issue.


    Do let us know if you need further assistance.