Receive Folder Form Builder

Your receive folder can display a customized form. You can change what users will see when they submit files to your receive folder.

Customize the Receive Folder Form

Customizing a Receive folder form.

1. After you’ve created the Receive folder, click the receive button.

2. The window with all settings for your folder will open. Click the Customize Receive Form link.

3. In the Form Settings, add or remove fields and change other behavior for the form.

Add New Fields

Adding new fields to form.

On the right you see four types of fields that you can use in your Receive Form: NAMEEMAILTEXT INPUTTEXT AREA.

You can use field buttons to add new fields to the form. New fields will be added above the Upload Area.

  • TEXT INPUT - a single line of text input of any kind.
  • TEXTAREA - a large multi-line box of text.
  • NAME - you can use for filling out the name of the submitter.
  • EMAIL is used for filling out the email of the submitter. This field requires entry to be in the format of an email address.

Note that you cannot have more than one field with the same name on your form.

To add them to your form click on the field button you need and it will be placed above the Upload Area.

Change Field Settings

Changing the field settings for a form.

Each form element has various options, such as field name, whether it is required, description, and field size. To view or change a field's options, click on the field you want to edit.

You can change how each field is displayed in the form:

  • Field Label is a title of the field that appears on the form.
  • Required: if you check this box, the submitter won't be able to send files without filling out this field.
  • Use as folder name: if this option checked, what the submitter puts in this field will be used as a folder name within the receive folder. To enable this option, you must also check the box near the Organize files into subfolders in the SETTINGS tab. Only one field can be designated as the subfolder.
  • Description is special notes or additional text to provide to the submitter for that field;
  • Field Size is how wide the field is compared to the form. When the form is viewed on a small screen, every field will take the full width of the form.
  • Click DONE EDITING to save your changes or close the settings.

Remove Form Fields

Removing form fields from the receive.

To delete a field, click on the field you want to delete. You'll see in the bottom of the settings button REMOVE FIELD. To delete, use this button.

  • You cannot delete the Upload Area from your form.

Change the order of Form Fields

Change the order of form fields.

Drag and drop parts of the form to change their order. You can move any of the fields to any position on the form.

Advanced Form Settings

Advance settings for receive form.

Other options for the form are listed below the form fields:

  • Organize uploaded files into separate folders. When you set up a receive folder, all of the files that are uploaded will be placed into that folder automatically. If you would like to keep different people's files in different folders, you'll need to check the box next to the Organize uploaded files into separate folders setting. By turning this setting on, a new folder is created within your receive folder for each email address that submits files. Email address is the default field used for the sub-folders. You can use the form builder to select a different field that will be used for creating sub-folders.
  • The Form Description appears at the top of the form. Fill in the form description to provide context to your users on the purpose of the form.
  • Users will see the text of your Success Message when their upload to your Receive folder is finished and the form is submitted.
  • Submit Button Text is the text that will appear on the button used to submit the form.
  • Embedded CSS styles lets you alter the appearance of the form.

To save your changes to the form, click the DONE button. To exit the settings without saving your changes, click the CANCEL button.

Form Data

How to Access Data Submitted By Your Users

How to access form data submitted by your users.

You can see who used your form to upload files in a special Form Data report. To access it:

1. Locate your receive folder in the Files page.

2. Open the dropdown menu of your Receive folder and choose Form Data. In order to see this menu, you must be an admin or master user, or you must have been given the View Form Data user permission.

Exporting Submitted Form Data

Exporting data submitted to your receive form.

1. In the report, you’ll see details about users that submitted your form. You can export a CSV-formatted (comma-separated values) file that contains the data, which can then be opened in many database and spreadsheet programs.

2. Click the CLOSE button to exit the Form Data.

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