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Durell_T
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Data table as body of email

@WarrenBelz I am creating an app that will gather information about a new hire and what equipment they will need. I am now at the point where I need to take the data and send it as an email. I have already created an HTMLtext document that will house all my gathered data. However, I am having issues collecting the HTMLtext document and sending it to my email. Below will be a copy of my HTMLtext document.

 

Thank You

 

 

 

 

"<table width='100%' border='1' cellpadding='5' style='border:1px solid black; border-collapse:collapse'>" &
    "<tr style='background-color:#efefef'>
        <th>StartDate</th>
	<th>FirstName</th>
        <th>LastName</th>
        <th>Community</th>
	<th>Position</th>
	<th>Supervisor</th>
	<th>Microsoft</th>
	<th>DropBox</th>
	<th>Concur</th>
	<th>Upkeep</th>
	<th>Eldermark</th>
	<th>EMAR</th>
	<th>SM</th>
	<th>MM</th>
	<th>Phone</th>
	<th>Laptop</th>
	
    </tr>" &
    Concat(Data,
    "<tr>
        <td>" & Date & " </td>
        <td>" & FirstName & " </td>
        <td>" & LastName & " </td>
	<td>" & Community & " </td>
	<td>" & Position & " </td>
	<td>" & Supervisor & " </td>
	<td>" & Microsoft & " </td>
	<td>" & DropBox & " </td>
	<td>" & Concur & " </td>	
	<td>" & Upkeep & " </td>
	<td>" & Eldermark & " </td>
	<td>" & EMAR & " </td>
	<td>" & SM & " </td>
	<td>" & MM & " </td>
	<td>" & Phone & " </td>
	<td>" & Laptop & " </td>
    </tr>") &
    "</table>"

 

 

 

 

 

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Awesome, now it sends the table I need. I will put a copy of the code up for anyone trying to send a table in the future. This will work as long as you set up the connector under Outlook.com and verify it with an email address. Thank you vert much @TJO and @v-yutliu-msft  for all your help I will now mark this issue as fixed.

 

'Outlook.com'.SendEmail ( "Name@ANYEMAIL.COM", "ANY TITLE" ,  "<span>" & HTLMDOCUMENT.HtmlText & "<span>", {IsHtml: true})

 

 

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TJO
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@Durell_T You need to set up the Office Outlook connection and mail function. In this sample code the html text is inside a HTML text control (Insert > Text > HTML text)

Office365Outlook.SendEmail(
   User().Email,
   "Mail Title",
   "<span>" & htmlReport.HtmlText & "</span>",
   {
    Cc: varMailCc,
    IsHtml: true
   }
)

 

Unfortunately, my company has only purchased MS Office apps at this time, and that does not include Outlook. This probably will call for me to hard code the email sending process.

@Durell_T Wicked, so the connectors are not available to you?

@TJO the only Outlook connector I can configure is Outlook.com do you think that will work?

 @Durell_T I don't know, I've got 3 Office Connectors in my app: 

- Office365Users         //I guess that's for looking up user data like mail, full name

- Office365                 //no idea lol 🙂

- Office365Outlook    //This one is for the mail sending

 

But I can't tell right now what's the Office365 good for

@Durell_T You can get an idea of what's feasible for you by setting up the connection and then hoping for intellisense to show the options available...

'Outlook...

 

@TJO I went ahead and set up the Outlook.com connection and it allowed me to put my personal outlook email in it. The other options I have are the following:

  1. Outlook customer Manager (preview)
  2. Office 365 Outlook-requires Outlook email connected to credentials
  3. Outlook.com-seems to take any Outlook email (free)
  4. Outlook Tasks

However, I don't know to properly use the connectors to take my Data Table and put it in the body of the email. Below will be my pseudo-code to try and collect my Data Table and my pseudo-code for sending the email.

Collect Data Table Code
ClearCollect(
   Data,             // or HtmlText1
   ShowColumns(
      "Date",
      "FirstName",
      "LastName",
      "Community",
      "Position",
      "Supervisor",
      "Microsoft",
      "DropBox",
      "Concur",
      "Upkeep",
      "Eldermark",
      "EMAR",
      "SM",
      "MM",
      "Phone",
      "Laptop",
   )
)

Send Email Code
   Office365Outlook.SendEmail(
   User().Email,
   "New Hire Form",
   "<span>" & htmlReport.HtmlText & "</span>",
   {
    Cc: varMailCc,
    IsHtml: true
   }
)

 

Hi @Durell_T ,

Do you want to send an email with a collection data?
Actually, the formulas that you provided are right. Maybe you are still a little confused about the steps.

Now let me describe more clearly about this:

1)connect with office365 outlook

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2)create a collection with the data that you want

set the app's OnStart:

ClearCollect(
   Data,             // or HtmlText1
   ShowColumns(
      "Date",
      "FirstName",
      "LastName",
      "Community",
      "Position",
      "Supervisor",
      "Microsoft",
      "DropBox",
      "Concur",
      "Upkeep",
      "Eldermark",
      "EMAR",
      "SM",
      "MM",
      "Phone",
      "Laptop",
   )
)

3)insert a html text control to display the data table that you want to send in email

set the html text's HtmlText:

"<table width='100%' border='1' cellpadding='5' style='border:1px solid black; border-collapse:collapse'>" &
    "<tr style='background-color:#efefef'>
        <th>StartDate</th>
	<th>FirstName</th>
        <th>LastName</th>
        <th>Community</th>
	<th>Position</th>
	<th>Supervisor</th>
	<th>Microsoft</th>
	<th>DropBox</th>
	<th>Concur</th>
	<th>Upkeep</th>
	<th>Eldermark</th>
	<th>EMAR</th>
	<th>SM</th>
	<th>MM</th>
	<th>Phone</th>
	<th>Laptop</th>
	
    </tr>" &
    Concat(Data,
    "<tr>
        <td>" & Date & " </td>
        <td>" & FirstName & " </td>
        <td>" & LastName & " </td>
	<td>" & Community & " </td>
	<td>" & Position & " </td>
	<td>" & Supervisor & " </td>
	<td>" & Microsoft & " </td>
	<td>" & DropBox & " </td>
	<td>" & Concur & " </td>	
	<td>" & Upkeep & " </td>
	<td>" & Eldermark & " </td>
	<td>" & EMAR & " </td>
	<td>" & SM & " </td>
	<td>" & MM & " </td>
	<td>" & Phone & " </td>
	<td>" & Laptop & " </td>
    </tr>") &
    "</table>"

4)use a button to send the email

set the button's OnSelect:

 Office365Outlook.SendEmail(
   User().Email,
   "New Hire Form",
   "<span>" & htmlReport.HtmlText & "</span>",
   {
    Cc: varMailCc,
    IsHtml: true
   }
)

 

Here's a similar issue for your reference:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Power-Apps/How-to-email-a-collection-as-attachments/td-...

 

 

Best regards,

Community Support Team _ Phoebe Liu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

@v-yutliu-msftSo far I can now send my data to my email but it comes as the code in the HTML box and not the table itself. I skipped the collection process and made the button to send the email so this may be why I have this issue.  Below is a picture of what I see in my email and ill also have my new code for my button.

Send button code
'Outlook.com'.SendEmail ( "GrandITSUPP@outlook.com", "New Hire Form" ,  "<span>" & HtmlText1.HtmlText & "<span>")

 

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