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    If I am setting up a "send an e-mail after submission" condition, can I have that email sent to the individual that filled out the form first?

    Asked by gonzala on May 15, 2013 at 09:21 AM

    I am creating a "Time Off Request Form" for my department. After the individual requesting time off fills out the form and presses submit, our department manager receives a copy of the form. I have been able to include the edit field so that the manager can go back into the form, fill in the "managersonly" code and approve or deny the request. I would then like for her to be able to press submit again, but this time the form (response) would go to the individual requesting the time off. I have begun by setting up a "send an e-mail submission" condition and  so that when the "date received" field "is filled" (by the manager), then send "time of request form submission" email to "------". This "email to" is where I am having difficulty as I am not sure what I have to input. Every individual who will be using this form has a different email and although I tried {torecipientemail} this does not work. Any ideas?

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    Answered by glennlee on May 15, 2013 at 09:35 AM

    Hi Gonzaga,

    If you want to send a copy of the email notification to the person who filled out your form, you can use the form Autoresponder. Please see this guide.


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    Answered by gonzala on May 15, 2013 at 10:57 AM

    Thanks but unfortunately this does not solve the issue. When I do as you suggest, the individual receives a copy (and the manager receives the submission) when he/she presses submit. HOWEVER, I would only like this individual to receive a copy once the manager has filled out the bottom portion of the form and then press submit (therefore the individual requesting time off only gets a copy of the response to his/her vacation request). Help please!

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on May 15, 2013 at 05:28 PM

    A second autoresponder is not possible when someone edits the submission data. But I have found a workaround for you:

    - Add a hidden field with the name of the Sender in the form. Also add one for the Email addresss to in the Reply-To field



    -Create a second notification rather than an autoresponder, but we will set it up as if it were one so, rather than going to a recipient, it will go to what  the Email variable for the Field To receive a copy of this form, please input your email:  which in this case is {toReceive17}


    -Then Stablish a conditional logic as you described above


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    Answered by jeanettebmz on May 15, 2013 at 05:31 PM

    You can clone my form , which is a clone of your form to see my settings