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Article Goal: Show how to add file links on email delivery using the scheduler.
In this article we are going to cover how you can insert a link to download reports from the scheduler.
Where Can You Add File Links?
File links can be added in the Job setup, either in the wizard or the properties panel.
How To Add / Remove File Attachments.
1. Click on Job in VDM
2. Open / Create a new Job. Click the Add / Edit Wizard to get into the email set up.
3. Insert your file link into the body of the email. Standard template is below. Replace the text in orange.
Example Finished Report CSV File Link:
<a href="file:///FR.CSV.FullName">Your Text</a>
NOTE: Right click in the email body to bring up the context menu for selecting what you want to attach in the file link and the file type you want. The above example uses the Finished Report as a CSV file. If you wanted the file link to be your detail grid as a PDF you would select Details > PDF > Full Name.
Example Detail Grid PDF Link:
Example Finished Report CSV Link:
4. Save the Job and test.
Example Output 1: File Attachment and no file link
Example Output 2: Without file attached and a file link in the body