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    Is it possible to remove filename/URL from File Upload field on downloaded PDF?

    Asked by ChrisHaslett on November 09, 2016 at 04:38 PM

    I have a form with File Upload widgets so the user can send in photos.  When I download the submission as PDF I get a clickable filename which links to the photo on the Jotform server.  Is there any way to prevent this filename for showing up or prevent the hyperlink from appearing?

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    Answered by jonathan on November 09, 2016 at 08:52 PM

    Unfortunately you cannot. When including the Upload field data in the PDF report it always includes the URL/link of the file as well.

    You can refer to this same discussion thread about this.

    Let us know if there is more we can help you with.


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    Answered by ChrisHaslett on November 10, 2016 at 10:23 AM

    Hmm too bad.  I would prefer if it were user-selectable as to whether or not the hyperlink info gets published to PDF.  Guess I'll have to look at removing the hyperlinks using a PDF editor.