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send email with field values

Hello, 

 

Wanted to see if anyone had any ideas on how to create a submit button, that would send an email from Power Apps that also included the values from drop downs, input fields in a form, to a specific email address I specify?  I know that I can use a SharePoint site to send the values and then use Power Automate to do it after the fact, but I want it to just send the values, to Joe.Smith@Email.com & Joe.Smith2@Email.com with the values in the body of the email.  

 

Has anyone done something like that?  Example of the fields from my form below.  

 

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@ianallen13 ok so you are not using any datasource currently and the controls are just separate controls on a screen (not a form). Is this correct?

 

In that case, sending a mail is possible but you will have to reference the control values:

//Send out email
Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2("Joe.Smith@Email.com; Joe.Smith2@Email.com", "Subject", "Requestor " & TextInputRequestor.Text & "Field 2...")

 

The controls values visible on your screenshot can be fetched by the following code:

  • TextInput: TextInputName.Text
  • DropDown: DropDownName.Selected.Value (or sometimes DropDownName.Selected.ColumnName)
  • Datepicker: DatepickerName.SelectedDate

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Disregard the bold question.  I figured it out.  Thank you again!  How do I mark as a solution?

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Hi @ianallen13V2, you can use the 'FormName.LastSubmit' property to get the most recently created values.

The submit button could have the following structure in the OnSelect property:

 

//Submit your form
SubmitForm(FormName);

//Fetch the record info
UpdateContext({varLastSubmit: FormName.LastSubmit});

//Send out email
Office365Outlook.SendEmailV2("Joe.Smith@Email.com; Joe.Smith2@Email.com", "Subject", "Field 1 " & varLastSubmit.ID & "Field 2...")

You will need to add the Office 365 Outlook connector to your app data sources to use the SendEmailV2.

 

If this solves your question, would you be so kind as to accept it as a solution.
Thanks!

Thank you so much for the reply - unfortunately this answer may be a bit above me, but when I try to incorporate it, I have errors all over.  

 

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Might need a bit more clarification.  Thank you in advance!

Hi @ianallen13, what specific error messages are you receiving and is 'Fin Aid Systems' the name of your Form?

Normally you should not receive any errors with SubmitForm & .LastSubmit if you are referencing a Form control.

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It looks like there is an issue with the form name.  Is 'Fin Aid Systems' the name of the form or of your data source? 

Hi - yes - 'fin aid systems' is the name of the form I'm using.

Hi yes - Fin Aid Systems is the name of the form. 

@ianallen13 when you hover over the red line, what specific error do you receive?

The first error states: "The function states an editable form as its input"

 

The second error states: "Incompatible view.  We can't evaluate your formula because the context variable types are incompatible with the types of values in other places in your app."

 

The third error states: "Name isn't valid. 'varLastSubmit' isn't recognized"

@ianallen13V2 are you using an Edit form or a Display form?

You will need an Edit Form to use SubmitForm().

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Would it be possible to share a screenshot of this form control in your Tree View panel (left).

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