E2PDF Save to Server on Submit

By: Matt Clute | Asked: 11/20/2023
ForumsCategory: General questionsE2PDF Save to Server on Submit
Matt CluteMatt Clute asked 5 months ago
For anyone familiar with E2PDF and Formidable, would it be possible to place an [e2pdf_save] short code within the custom html of a submit button field? My objective is to save PDFs automatically since each form entry can be overwritten. Thanks for any feedback on this.
1 Answers
Rob LeVineRob LeVine answered 5 months ago
Can you solve your issue by using do_shortcode in the frm_after_create_entry hook to do the save? Remember to use the "apply" attribute as it's required when calling e2pdf-save from do_short_code.
Matt CluteMatt Clute replied 5 months ago

Thanks Rob! I'll have to try this. I had been considering the use of the do_shortcode but I wasn't sure where to apply it. Just to clarify the frm_after_create_entry and its do_shortcode with the apply attribute setting would be placed in a WPCode snippet?

Rob LeVineRob LeVine replied 5 months ago

frm_after_create_entry is a hook, so you'll want to following the directions here https://formidableforms.com/knowledgebase/formidable-hooks/ (short answer, yes you can use WPCode)

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