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Email Tool Enhancement (Reporting Palette)

It would be good if the Email Tool could be enhanced so that it can send HTML e-mails, by that I mean the body of the e-mail is HTML based on a field in the workflow that contains a string of HTML. 


Currently we are having to use batch files with command line e-mail clients to send e-mail with HTML generated within Alteryx workflows.

5 - Atom

Has anyone found that this solution is no longer working in 2020.1.5?

10 - Fireball

Any update on this? Is it not working in Designer and Server?

5 - Atom

Alteryx support provided a workaround that worked for me. Seems like the Email tool in v2020 suffered some unintended changes that broke this functionality. The solution is to add a Layout tool after the Report Text tool, and use the output of Layout in the Email tool.



8 - Asteroid

I tried this solution and it didn't work for me.  I'm not sure what I am doing incorrectly.

5 - Atom

Make sure to turn "Validate PCXML" off on the Report Text tool, and use the Layout output on the email tool.


8 - Asteroid

Thank you, that worked!!!

11 - Bolide

Pretty sweet, but I had my superstar guy write an integration with SendGrid to allow me to get these emails out the door.  

8 - Asteroid

@brianscott any chance you could share the sendgrid integration as a macro?

11 - Bolide

@https://community.alteryx.com/t5/user/viewprofilepage/user-id/3735  Can probably help you.  Unclear if it is marcorized or not. 


Err.  Didn't paste right.  https://community.alteryx.com/t5/user/viewprofilepage/user-id/3735


Just follow that link and message him.  He is a good dude. 

6 - Meteoroid


i am using email tool in my workflow and getting body message as "

X-Mailer: SRCMimeMessage

Content-type: multipart/mixed; boundary="970054dad8d13f6f210ae7cf3"

Mime-version: 1.0" and some more html code.

i am using report text and mail tool for sending mail.it was working fine till last week.

can someone suggest what would be the cause for this ?