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How to upload an attachment to an Idea or Comment

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016 03:02AM PDT

Can my community members upload files to an idea or Comment?

Yes. Users can upload certain files such as images, spreadsheets, or PDF files to an idea or comment. Attachment feature is not enabled by default. Administrator of the respective communities can enabled this feature.

Note: Attachment feature is available from SMB Plan and above.

You can turn On this feature from Community Settings >> Customize Site Behavior >> Idea Details Screen >> File Attachment Support



Attachments can be uploaded while submitting an idea  or from the Idea Detail Page .

On the idea submission form click on the "Browse" button and select the file to be uploaded .

 
The Idea detail page provide the option to attach a file as well as leave notes that are associated with the file.
  
 



Can we remove the uploaded attachment?
Yes - The uploaded attachment can be removed from the Idea Detail Page .




How to attach files to comments ?
To attach files to a comment, first submit the comment. Once the comment is submitted an "Attach a File" button is visible . Click on this button to upload attachments .

 



Note: Attachments are possible on one's own comment only.

What types of files can be uploaded?
Allowed file formats include (but are not limited to):

** Images: ** .jpg/.jpeg, .gif, .bmp, .png,
** Microsoft Office: ** doc, docx ppt, pptx, pps, ppsx xls, xlsx
** PDF: ** pdf, ps ** Open Office: ** odt, odp, sxw, sxi, etc. ** Text: ** txt, rtf

Is there a limit on file size of attachment uploads?

Yes. The maximum upload size is 20MB.

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