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Adding a pdf from dropbox to an outlook email.

  • 3 December 2020
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I’m trying to set up a zap that runs from a Facebook ad, to send an email to my clients that includes a pdf attachment, which is saved in dropbox.

So far, the recipients are just getting a txt file in the email, instead of the PDF attachment.

I have set up the following as part of the zap:

 

 


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What Dropbox action are you doing in the Zap?

Make sure the Dropbox action step is Find File.

ALT: If you already know the link to the file, you may not need the Dropbox action step.

Hi Troy, 

I’m doing a Find File in Dropbox action. We tried this with a direct link but the link only resolved as a txt file in the email being sent.

 

Userlevel 7
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Check the file permissions and make sure it’s a publicly accessible file.

Hi Troy,

 

I think it is set for public access.

 

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What about the file permissions?

The screenshot shows folder permissions.

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