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file

To return a specific file based on the file name from a given record
With this function, you can address a specific file attachment of a record, e.g. to display it in an image field or to send it as an attachment of an automatically generated e-mail.

Syntax

file(nid, string)

Return

file

Examples

file(record, fileName) To return a specific file based on the file name from a given record.
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file(this,"INV-2021_13874.pdf")
Result: Returns the file “RE-2021_13874.pdf” from the current record.

See also

​files, which returns all attachments of a record as an array.
​importFile, which imports a file from a URL and saves it as an attachment of a record.