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Can I pass through a field with email address when using the visual layout tool?

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Hi

 

I am trying to send reports by email, where the email addresses used are based on a field in the data. But lose the email field when I use the visual layout tool to format the report.

 

I am new to reporting and email so help gratefully received.

 

Many thanks

JennyB

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Alteryx Certified Partner

Hey @JennyB,

 

It looks to me like that should be possible -- you just need to append the email address after the layout tool, and before the email tool.

 

Here's a quick example:

 

visual layout.png

 

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I know this is an old thread, but I think the Append tool would only work if there is a consistent email address being used. If you need to pick a variable email address depending on the data being fed, it would fail. 

 

I'm looking at the same kind of issue and haven't figured out now how to overcome this challenge.

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