How can I send a personal email to all users of an app thru Quickbase?

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I want to inform users of a particular app about changes.  How can I do this in the App?
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Hi Jaron,

My name is Cam from the QuickBase Support team. I would be happy to fill you in. So you can utilize this method to email your users personally:

http://www.quickbase.com/user-assistance/Default.html#email_contacts_in_view.html

Thank you for using QuickBase Jaron

Make it a great day,

Cameron E. Munger

Quickbase | Support Specialist
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David

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I took another approach. I created a table called "Announcements" and gave every role view access to any announcements. No role except the admin can add an announcement and I even hid the table from everyone except myself. There does not need to be any relationships to any other tables.

I then created the fields to suite my needs. I have a Date of Announcement: field, a "Catagory" field (application enhancement, application maintenance, and general announcement are the choices), and a large multi-line text field for the announcement itself.

Next I created a notification in the announcement table:
Notification Name: Announcement!
Notify Whom: All Users with access to "Announcements"
Notify When: An Announcement is added
Message Type: Default
Subject: Please read the following announcement about [Name of Application]!
Include a copy of announcement = checked
Used default form, etc...

Now all I do is create the announcement and save it and it goes to everyone in the application automatically.
Hope this helps!
David
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It does help but I only want the people in a particular app to get the announcement.  We share some apps with customers and I don't want customers seeing internal messages or messages meant only for select customers.
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There is an option for "A specific list of users" but it will require you to hand pick them the first time and keep it up to date as you add and subtract users. Still has the same affect...