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Powerapps Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2 Preview

All works well with Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2, but we have one need where we can't seem to find a solution:

     How can we preview the eMail prior to sending?  Right now... eMail just goes, with no review.


I can display a text window with details, but we really want to see it in OutLook itself, like a preview.  I know we could do a mailto:, but there is no formatting of the text and a size limit.


Any "undocumented" option or kludge to just open Outlook with a fully formatted eMail?


This is out current code, with our Mail Details (MD_) already set.  :

          ReplyTo: MD_ReplyTo,
          Cc: MD_CC,
          Bcc: MD_BCC

) ;


Thanks to anyone that can help.

Solution Sage
Solution Sage

You can add a preview button that will launch an email. And on select of the button you can use below formula (something like this) - 

Launch("mailto:" & MD_To & "?subject=" & MD_Subject & "body=" & MD_Body)
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Yes, but as noted in my question, that method does not allow formatting and there is a 2k character limit... both deal breakers in the eMail we are sending.  


I was hoping for an undocumented feature in Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2.


I appreciate the quick reply... but that won't solve our particular issue.

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Hi @ppatterson ,

My approach (which I do on a lot of large emails) is to enter the mail Body in a HTML Text box and then send the content of the box as the Body of the email. You can also set up fields (I just use Labels) for the To: Cc: and Subject so it appears exactly as the mail to be sent does.


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Greetings, @WarrenBelz ,


This is exactly what I have now... as it works great.  We have lots of variable info and we even have it set to display all the details as a "preview" for the user.


Unfortunately, users (management) really want to see it in Outlook as the send is "blind".  They also have a group eMail they prefer to use and the Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2 uses the default from.  ReplyTo helped on that, but... just not the same (I'm working hard to sell it as is).  


I really appreciate everyone's feedback.  It may just be "Powerapps... some day it will do what we want".  

Hi @ppatterson ,

There is a From: parameter in Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2 which I understand simply needs the user to have Send permissions from the mailbox.

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