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d3ell
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Sending an email body text format

Hi,

 

We have moved all our data now from access to powerapps and sharepoint online.  What this seems to be missing is a simple way of creating a report based on the forms that have been created.  I have watched hours of videos on youtube and the only way to do this seems to be very complicated and include using flow. I'm surprised that such a great platform doesnt have a way to produce a simple report!?

 

In light of the above i belive the best way that i can send the report data to our clients is via a simple email.  I have created the button and i am in the middle of creating the email, however in the body i would like to have some of the writing large, some in bold etc etc.  I belive that html is required for this and if you press "," after filling out the body you get the choice of "IsHtml" I dont really understand how to use this function, can anybody assist as i cant find much info about this on the net?  The code below obviously doesnt work, however i hope you can see what im trying to achieve!?

Office365.SendEmail(
    ThisItem.Email_Address,
    "Customer Care Report for " & ThisItem.Development & " Plot " & ThisItem.Plot_No & "  (Bell Ref: " & ThisItem.BellRef & ")", <font size="10"> "Bell Customer Report"</font> & Char(10) &
    <b>"Customer Name: "</b> & ThisItem.Customer_Forename & " " & ThisItem.Customer_Surname, {IsHtml:true}
    {Importance: "Normal"}
)

 

Any assistance appreciated!  - I understand, i'm probably approaching this in the wrong way, but if you can point me in the correct direction then i'm sure i'll work it out!

 

Thanks

 

 

 

 

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v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @d3ell,

Based on the formula that you provided, I think there is something wrong with it.

Please modify your formula as below:

Office365.SendEmail(
       "email address here",
       "Customer Care Report for " & ThisItem.Development & " Plot " & ThisItem.Plot_No & " (Bell Ref: " &ThisItem.BellRef & ")", 
       "<font size=10> Bell Customer Report</font><br> <b>Customer ForeName: </b>"& Customer_Forename & "<br><b>Customer Surname: </b>"& Customer_Surname, 
        {
           IsHtml:true,
           Importance: "Normal"
       }
)

Note: The Char(10) and Char(13) function in PowerApps would not work in HTML code (as above). Please use the link break HTML tag (“<br>”) to identify where you want a new line character.

Please check and see if the following thread would help in your scenario:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Expressions-and-Formulas/Data-Table-to-Email-in-PowerApps/m-p/18...

 

More details about sending HTML email reporting in PowerApps, please check the following blog:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/html-email-reporting-with-tabular-data/

 

Best regards,

Kris

Community Support Team _ Kris Dai
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panand99
Solution Supplier
Solution Supplier

There is comma missing between IsHtml and Importance. 

and all between one curly bracket

 

{IsHtml:true,Importance:"Normal"}

 

I've tried your suggestion, still getting lots of red squiggly lines (see attached screenshot)

 

panand99
Solution Supplier
Solution Supplier

change the field as required :

 

Office365.SendEmail(
TextInput6.Text,
"Customer Care Report for " & TextInput6.Text & " Plot " & TextInput6.Text & " (Bell Ref: " &TextInput6.Text & ")", "<font size=10> Bell Customer Report</font> "& Char(10) &"<b>Customer Name: </b>"& TextInput1.Text, {IsHtml:true,Importance: "Normal"}
)

Hi There,

 

The sqiggly red lines have gone now, however on the email when it is received it doesnt show the data from the currently selected item. - I have changed the code you gave me to Thisitem.CustomerName and nothing appears.  the code also now doesnt seem to be creating a new line with the Char(10) code.

 

Picture of email received attached - Any thoughts on this?

panand99
Solution Supplier
Solution Supplier

For new line use <br>.

 

please share your code so that we can check.

 

 

Office365.SendEmail(
"email address here",
"Customer Care Report for " & ThisItem.Development & " Plot " & ThisItem.Plot_No & " (Bell Ref: " &ThisItem.BellRef & ")", "<font size=10> Bell Customer Report</font><br> <b>Customer ForeName: </b>"& Customer_Forename <br><b>Customer Surname: </b>"& Customer_Surname, {IsHtml:true,Importance: "Normal"}
)

 

Any thoughts - I seem to be getting a lot of red squiggly lines again. See pic attached

panand99
Solution Supplier
Solution Supplier

Office365.SendEmail(
"emailaddress",
"Customer Care Report for " & TextInput1.Text& " Plot " & TextInput1.Text & " (Bell Ref: " &TextInput1.Text & ")", "<font size=10> Bell Customer Report</font><br> <b>Customer ForeName: </b>"& TextInput1.Text &"<br><b>Customer Surname: </b>"& TextInput1.Text, {IsHtml:true,Importance: "Normal"}
)

Update field name as per your requirement. It is worknig at my end.

v-xida-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @d3ell,

Based on the formula that you provided, I think there is something wrong with it.

Please modify your formula as below:

Office365.SendEmail(
       "email address here",
       "Customer Care Report for " & ThisItem.Development & " Plot " & ThisItem.Plot_No & " (Bell Ref: " &ThisItem.BellRef & ")", 
       "<font size=10> Bell Customer Report</font><br> <b>Customer ForeName: </b>"& Customer_Forename & "<br><b>Customer Surname: </b>"& Customer_Surname, 
        {
           IsHtml:true,
           Importance: "Normal"
       }
)

Note: The Char(10) and Char(13) function in PowerApps would not work in HTML code (as above). Please use the link break HTML tag (“<br>”) to identify where you want a new line character.

Please check and see if the following thread would help in your scenario:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Expressions-and-Formulas/Data-Table-to-Email-in-PowerApps/m-p/18...

 

More details about sending HTML email reporting in PowerApps, please check the following blog:

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/html-email-reporting-with-tabular-data/

 

Best regards,

Kris

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

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