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    I need the results of a form to be emailed to a single location as an excel file. Can you help?

    Asked by dsinclair on August 12, 2016 at 12:45 PM

    My current form downloads the excel file to the user desktop - but what I need it to do is package it and send it to an email address.

    I'm a designer not a programmer so this is hard for me.

    Page URL:
    http://undergroundgunworks.com/testmeten.html

    excel excel file a can
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    Answered by david on August 12, 2016 at 02:08 PM

    Though it is not possible to attach an excel report of your submission data directly to the emails, it is possible to send your users a link to download the current report.  Create an excel report:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/101-How-to-Create-an-Excel-Report

    Then forward the URL of the report to anyone who would need to download it.

    It is also possible to send submissions directly to a Google Docs spreadsheet:

    https://www.jotform.com/blog/57-Google-Docs-Integration-Send-Responses-to-Google-Spreadsheets-Instantly-

    The sheet would be updated any time a submission is received.

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    Answered by dsinclair on August 12, 2016 at 03:46 PM
    Thanks I'll give it a try.
    Can I specify the URL of the report location link or is it only within
    your servers?
    Dave Sinclair
    dave@davesinclair.us
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on August 12, 2016 at 05:14 PM

    No, it is only within our servers.