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Whats in a name? - Putting field from one recordset into emailbody

Thread began 9/01/2011 2:30 pm by karen.marley367377 | Last modified 9/02/2011 4:40 pm by Jason Byrnes | 780 views | 3 replies |

karen.marley367377

Whats in a name? - Putting field from one recordset into emailbody

Hi,

I have created an email with the email body info coming from the recordset on a details.php page.

The emails sent comes from another recordset, which lists the contact details.

My question is....

How do I include the name from the second recordset in the email body?

i.e. if you send to tom, dick and harry, I want the single emails to read:

Dear Tom
Dear Dick
Dear Harry

I do hope this makes sense ! X

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

the second recordset should contain the email address and you should set Universal email up to loop through the that recordset to send the email.

then in the email template file, add the following code at line 1:

<?php
global $RecipArray;
global $RecipIndex;
?>





Now in the body you can reference columns from the recordset using:

php:
<?php echo($RecipArray[$RecipIndex][0]["[yourColumnName]"]); ?>



where [yourColumnName] is the name of the column from the recordset you want included in the email

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karen.marley367377

Hi Jason, thanks for your reply.

I tried what you said, but I can't get it to work. I have create a dreamweaver template for emails, which I then apply when creating my message through the "edit with DW" link in UA.

I put the first quote into the dwt template, and the second into the body where I want the names to appear.

When I open the email, the template replaces with waue html body. and the first snippet of code disappears. Am I doing this the wrong way?

If you want to see the files, then I will send them, but security would prefer them to be viewed by WA through a support ticket.

Many thanks

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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