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Email Designer and Attribute Values

OVERVIEW

In release 2015 R2, the feature called Email Template Editor was renamed Email Designer.

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Attribute values that dynamically fill a template with current Transaction, user, and product data are what makes the Email Designer editor more than just a static template in a word processor.

ClosedTypes of Attributes

There are four types of attributes that can be added in the Email Designer editor:


ClosedUses for Attributes

Adding current data to the template—while the output is being created—is a big part of what makes the Email Designer editor so valuable.

Text Element in the Email Designer Editor

Email Output for Transaction A

Email Output for Transaction B

Attribute values can be added to Text Elements.

Sub Document attributes can only be added to Text Elements that have a Loop applied to them or are within a Table row that has a Loop applied to it. For more information on Loops, see the topic Email Designer and Loops and Filters.

Configuration attributes can only be added to Text Elements that have an All Line Items or Model Line Items Loop applied to them or are within a Table row that has an All Line Items or Model Line Items Loop applied to it. For more information on Loops, see the topic Email Designer and Loops and Filters.


ADMINISTRATION

ClosedAdding Attribute Values

To add attribute values to a Text Element:

  1. Double-click the Text attribute in the Template Flow to open the Text dialog box.
  2. Begin typing the name of the attribute whose value you want to add into the Attribute field. As you type, attributes that are similar in name to what you are typing will be suggested in a drop-down.
  1. When you see the attribute you want to add, click the attribute within the drop-down to select it.

    The attribute name and variable name now appear in the Attribute field.

  1. Click Add to add the attribute value to the Element.
  2. Click OK to save the Element.

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