HTML EMAIL

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I don't know if anyone knows this or not (I didn't) but you can send HTML EMAIL by clicking on a User Field and entering raw HTML into the composition panel. Here are screenshots showing (1) the composition of email and (2) the receipt of the email in gmail;

QuickBase EMAIL User Form



GMAIL:




Well the fun does not stop there because knowing this native API and feature exists you can arrange with script to automatically send arbitrarily formatted EMAIL at the click of a button which might include field values and other styling. Check out this messages received in gmail and yahoo (I added some fancy Egyptian Hieroglyphs Unicode characters to the email template I used but you could use an animated GIF of your choice - or even your drab corporate logo if you company is not too hip and styling):

GMAIL:



YAHOO:





That email was composed without human intervention and automatically sent by clicking on the User List field in this view form:




The two users listed above represent my yahoo and gmail QuickBase user accounts.

I can't in this case post a public demo so you can try it yourself because you would have to be a registered user of the application and I can't extend registration to everyone that would like to exercise the demo. So feel free to contact me off-world if you want a feature like this:

https://getsatisfaction.com/people/dandiebolt
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