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Email Attachment as Excel File

adam_rafael_18
8 - Asteroid

Hi,

 

I am building a workflow where I am creating an excel file that is being saved to a shared folder and I am hoping to attach it via the email too. I have the ".xlsx" at the end of the file name, and it is successfully emailed out, but it is not emailed out as an excel file - it is emailed out as a "file" and the receiver needs to click through to "open with" excel. Is there a way to get the file to send as an excel file?

 

Thank you! 

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gabrielvilella
14 - Magnetar

Can you please share how you are configuring the email tool? 

adam_rafael_18
8 - Asteroid

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gabrielvilella
14 - Magnetar

Your file location is coming from a field. Do you see the file extension on the results area on the Email tool input anchor?

adam_rafael_18
8 - Asteroid

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This is what the field contains - the folder path with the file name.xlsx

gabrielvilella
14 - Magnetar

I'm sorry, I don't see anything wrong based on the information provided. If the file is being attached without just the file extension on it's name, what happens if you add the extension again to the name? Like Mail.xlsx.xlsx.