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tanst_844288
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How to send an Email with Dynamic Text Overlay (Employee's Name) on an Image"

Hi Everyone,

I'm currently working on creating a workflow that involves sending an email with dynamic text (the employee's name) overlaid on an image, like the example below. I've attempted using HTML in the "Send an email V2" action, but I haven't been able to achieve the desired result. If anyone has successfully accomplished this before, I would greatly appreciate your insights and guidance. Thank you in advance for your help.

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Expiscornovus
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Hi @tanst_844288,

 

I would suggest to have a look at this blog from @DamoBird365 about creating a pdf certificate

https://www.damobird365.com/microsoft-forms-to-pdf-no-premium-actions/

 

In his example the output is a pdf. However, the convert file action should also support jpg. 



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AlexEncodian
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@tanst_844288 

To create the file, you have 3 options, before converting the file back to an image later:

1) Create a PDF with a placeholder text, replace the placeholder in the PDF with the name using Search and Replace Text
2) Create a Word template and use Populate Word Document to populate the template with the name and then Convert Word to PDF
3) Create a PDF with a blank where the name goes and add a text watermark to the PDF in the correct location: Add Text Watermark to PDF

Finally, convert the PDF to an image for your email:
Convert PDF to Images – Encodian Customer Help


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Expiscornovus
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Hi @tanst_844288,

 

I would suggest to have a look at this blog from @DamoBird365 about creating a pdf certificate

https://www.damobird365.com/microsoft-forms-to-pdf-no-premium-actions/

 

In his example the output is a pdf. However, the convert file action should also support jpg. 



Happy to help out! 🙂

Interested in more #PowerAutomate #SharePointOnline or #MicrosoftCopilotStudio content?
Visit my blog, Subscribe to my YouTube channel or Follow me on Twitter


AlexEncodian
Super User
Super User

@tanst_844288 

To create the file, you have 3 options, before converting the file back to an image later:

1) Create a PDF with a placeholder text, replace the placeholder in the PDF with the name using Search and Replace Text
2) Create a Word template and use Populate Word Document to populate the template with the name and then Convert Word to PDF
3) Create a PDF with a blank where the name goes and add a text watermark to the PDF in the correct location: Add Text Watermark to PDF

Finally, convert the PDF to an image for your email:
Convert PDF to Images – Encodian Customer Help


tanst_844288
Helper II
Helper II

Hi @Expiscornovus & @AlexEncodian ,

Thanks for the quick and valuable responses. Let me try out the solutions. I'll keep you posted on my progress. 

tanst_844288
Helper II
Helper II

Thanks guys,

I've made progress with Word Document option. I plan to explore and try the PDF options too as soon as I find the time so I can optimize the outcomes 🙂

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