When creating a new Destination, Step 3 on the destination setup screen will give you the option to display binary files (such as images and signatures) inline, or save them to another service.
Note: This option is only available when creating a Destination and can not be changed or added when editing a previously created Destination.
The None (inline) option is selected by default. When None (inline) is selected here, your image(s) will be present in the document generated by the destination.
If you prefer that your image files be saved to another service, you will select that service from the list. The available options are:
- Google Drive
- Microsoft OneDrive
- Amazon S3
When any of these services are selected here, a folder path to the image file(s) will be included in the document generated by the destination, instead of the images in the submission. This applies to all services listed above except Google Drive and OneDrive. Google Drive will provide a hyperlink to an image instead of a folder path. OneDrive will provide an image identifier. To generate shared hyperlinks for other supported services, see the Generating Shared Links section below.
Note: If you choose to use any of these services, you will need to complete authorization in Step 7.
Generating Shared Links
The option to generate shared links for images is available for Dropbox and Box.
Enable the Generate share path option.
Choose the desired result in the Link settings drop down.
The results will vary depending on the format and Destination chosen. Below are some examples using different Destination types.
PDF → Email Destination
When None(inline) is selected in Step 3, the image will be present in the created PDF:
When Google Drive is selected in Step 3, a link to the image will be present in the created PDF:
XML → SQL
When None(inline) is selected in Step 3, the image will be provided as a base64 encoded string:
When Google Drive is selected in Step 3, the image will be provided as a link to Google Drive:
For a preview of the XML, click the "Download sample XML" button in step 5.
Note, sample files are available to download for many formats, not just XML.
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