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UserForm to send out unique/dynamic email subjects?


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Mohammed

Community Member, 25 Posts

4 February 2011 at 4:56am

We are using the UserForm module. Is there a way for the form e-mail subject to contain user submitted data? We need each e-mail that is submitted using an online form to contain a unique subject so the form response does not get incorrectly grouped. (When using Google's Gmail "Conversation View", emails of the same subject/topic are grouped together)

If someone know's of a workaround, please let us know. That would be awesome!

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Ryan M.

Community Member, 309 Posts

4 February 2011 at 1:39pm

In code/UserDefinedForm.php, on line 592, edit this:

$email->setSubject($recipient->EmailSubject);

You could do something like this:

$email->setSubject($recipient->EmailSubject." - ".$submittedFields->find('Name', 'EditableTextField1')->Value);

In order to find the field you want to insert, you'll have to do this a few lines above:

print_r($submittedFields); die();

And do a test submit of your form to get the raw data and pick out the name of the field you want to use in the email subject.

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Mohammed

Community Member, 25 Posts

8 February 2011 at 9:36am

I tried to make the changes you suggested, however, I was not able to get it to work...Do you have any other ideas? :-/

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Ryan M.

Community Member, 309 Posts

9 February 2011 at 12:18pm

Edited: 09/02/2011 12:18pm

Well, why didn't it work? Paste your code here and let's see, and don't forget to mention which form field you are trying to use in the subject.