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How do you add an additional insert field button on the email template in the contacts module?

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Hello Stephen,

To Add an additional button like the ones on the left hand side, you'll need to do a few things.

First, you'll need to make some changes to script (0733). You'll need to add a new "if" to check for a new Script Parameter.

After that, you will need to edit the field "email_text_calc"

You'll need to add  new "result" (resultf) and and set it up as follows: [ resultf  = Substitute(resulte; "<<Your_Inserted_Field_Name>>"; table::your_actual_field ]

The set the final part to be "resultf" instead of "resulte"

 

If all that seems too complex, or just a touch above your skill level, RCC does offer One-on-One FileMaker Coaching, where you and an RCC Engineer, will screenshare and he can walk you through processes and help you fix issues you are having, all while teaching you how to do it for yourself. If that sounds like something you would be interested in, please email support@rcconsulting.com. I'd be happy to provide you additional information from there.

 

Thanks!

Jonathan Hogle

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Hi Jonathan

I'll try that and let you know how I get on thanks

Best regards

Stephen

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Hi Jonathan

I've managed to do the script and field modifications but i seem to be having a challenge with adding the new button on the email template

When I duplicate one of the other buttons after changing the criteria in the new "if" script I'm just getting the same field from the button that I duplicated ?

Stephen

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Stephen,

 

Are you also changing the Script parameter for the new button? To do this, when you are selecting a script for the button to run, in the box that says "Specify Script Parameter" change it to what you told it in the "if" statement.

Thanks,

Jonathan Hogle

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