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    Adding JotForm to email message

    Asked by marie sidlar  on September 11, 2016 at 11:53 AM

    Is it possible to place a jotform inside an email message - so that the email recipient can make choices and perform calculations right inside the email?

    My research so far suggests this is not possible.  I know it's not possible with an excel form containing formulas. Is it possible under ANY circumstances?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on September 11, 2016 at 12:35 PM

    Our embed codes contains scripts that are not allowed in most email providers. There is a possibility that your email will be blocked or tagged as suspicious. This is the reason why it is not recommended to embed the form in an HTML email. I would suggest you to share the form's link instead. Here's a guide: How-to-send-a-form-via-email

    You can also create a fillable PDF form. This fillable PDF form is a PDF file that you can attach to your email message. Please check this page: https://www.jotform.com/fillable-pdf-form-creator/.

    Hope that helps. Thank you.