We are in the process of moving all customers onto our new and improved Report Preferences experience. To learn more about setting up a report preference, or recreating your current export profile settings see this handy guide.

Reports generated using iAuditor will be full of useful data and images. The more images in your reports the larger the file size will be when you go to export it.  This can increase to the size where your email client may not be able to send it.

The vast majority of email clients and email servers have an attachment size limit - this prevents an email server from being overloaded with the transfer of incredibly large files. Most reports in iAuditor can be emailed normally, but for those with extensive data and image files, you may need to reduce your report's file size.

In order to retain your information but lower the size of your file, you can follow the steps below.

iOS devices: Compressing images in your inspection

  1. Launch iAuditor and find the inspection you wish to export. Tap the inspection and tap "Export"
  2. You can now configure the look and feel of your exported reports here using the "Manually edit exporting settings" option
  3. Tap "Customise" in the "Selected Document Types - PDF" section. In the new menu that opens, tap "Media Options" near the top of the menu
  4. Change the "Media Quality" and "Media Resolution" to "Medium" or "Low". This will incrementally compress your images by lowering the image quality.  Once you have compressed the image size, the attachment will be smaller, and you may be able to email the attachment

iOS devices: Omitting media from your inspection

You can also disable media from appearing in the Appendix of the report, and this will dramatically lower the file size.

  1. Launch iAuditor and find the inspection you wish to export. Tap the inspection and tap "Export"
  2. You can now configure the look and feel of your exported reports here using the "Manually edit exporting settings" option
  3. Tap "Customise" in the "Selected Document Types - PDF" section. In the new menu that opens, tap "Media Options" near the top of the menu
  4. Tap "Inspection"
  5. In the Inspection page, turn the switch to "OFF" for "Show Thumbnails". Tap "Back"
  6. Under the "Media" heading, tap "Media"
  7. Turn the switch to "OFF" for "Show Media"

Android devices: Compressing images in your inspection

  1. Launch iAuditor and find the inspection you wish to export.  Tap the inspection and tap 'Export'
  2. Tap "Export as" to configure the look and feel of your exported reports
  3. Tap 'Customise" in the "Document Types - PDF" section. In the new menu that opens, tap "Media Options" near the top of the menu
  4. Change the "Media Quality" and "Media Resolution" to "Medium" or "Low". Once you have compressed the image size, the attachment will be smaller, and you may be able to email the attachment

Android devices: Omitting media from your inspection

You can disable the media from appearing in the Appendix of the report and this will dramatically lower the file size.

  1. Launch iAuditor and find the inspection you wish to export.  Tap the inspection and tap 'Export'
  2. Tap "Export as" to configure the look and feel of your exported reports
  3. Tap 'Customise" in the "Document Types - PDF" section. In the new menu that opens, tap "Media Options" near the top of the menu
  4. Tap "Inspection Options"
    In the "Inspection Options" page, uncheck "Show Thumbnails" and tap the arrow in the top left-hand corner to navigate back
  5. Tap "Media"
  6. Uncheck "Show Media"
IMPORTANT NOTE

If most of the inspections you're completing contain a large number of images, then you may wish to save the settings above to an Export Profile. This is a good way to cut down on the number of steps you need to perform for each inspection.

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