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. :
Thanks to anyone that can help.
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)
Link for reference - https://www.fidelityfactory.com/blog/2020/5/15/power-apps-canvas-apps-launching-an-email-using-mailt...
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.
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.