Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)

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5 years 8 months ago #73097 by fransmarcelissen
fransmarcelissen created the topic: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
How do I put the expiration date in an invitation email? I thought I could do it with {EXPIRY} , but that does not work.
And is it in this release possible to use EM expressions in emails? If yes: how (I asked this before, and as far as I understood it would be included).

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5 years 8 months ago #73150 by Mazi
Mazi replied the topic: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
1. If EXPIRY isn't replaced properly, please file a bug report.

2. You should be able to use EM in emails. It should already be avilable at 1.92 RC3. Please give it a try and report back.


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5 years 8 months ago #73194 by fransmarcelissen
fransmarcelissen replied the topic: EM in mails (was: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92))
Indeed, both EXPIRY and EM works. I made some other errors.
Thanks
Frans

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5 years 8 months ago #73203 by Mazi
Mazi replied the topic: EM in mails (was: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92))
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5 years 8 months ago #73251 by Steve01
Steve01 replied the topic: Aw: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
Hello,

do you have an example for an invitation email using the ExpressionManager? It might be a good idea to add this to the ExpressionManager HowTos article in the documentation.

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5 years 8 months ago #73256 by Mazi
Mazi replied the topic: Aw: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
I have none, sorry.


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5 years 8 months ago #73272 by Steve01
Steve01 replied the topic: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
I think fransmarcelissen can provide an example. :cheer:

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5 years 8 months ago - 5 years 8 months ago #73324 by fransmarcelissen
fransmarcelissen replied the topic: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
If I can help you: the following example of EM in a mail works:
Dear{if (ATTRIBUTE_2=='M','hr',if (ATTRIBUTE_2=='V','mw','hr/mw'))} {LASTNAME},
Please fill-in the questionnaire before {EXPIRY}

Of course it can be much more complicated. It is not possible to use question values, only tokens and attributes.
I think in emails you should never use html, but it works in html email as well in ascii mail. In html you are helpted with the spelling of the variables, in ascii you have to write it by hand.
EXPIRY is the expiration date of the questionnaire, not the expiration date that you give up as a token (I do'nt know whether this is a bug or a feature)
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5 years 8 months ago #73360 by Mazi
Mazi replied the topic: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
Please add a note that such tailoring is possible for emails since version 1.92 at docs.limesurvey.org/Tokens&structure=Eng...+LimeSurvey#Emailing and also add your example at docs.limesurvey.org/Expression+Manager+H...tions+for+LimeSurvey
Thanks!

fransmarcelissen wrote: EXPIRY is the expiration date of the questionnaire, not the expiration date that you give up as a token (I do'nt know whether this is a bug or a feature)

That is intended behavior.


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5 years 8 months ago #73362 by Steve01
Steve01 replied the topic: Aw: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
Thank you. I added a tailoring example for the invitation email using this and the existing Mr/Mrs example from TMSWhite:
docs.limesurvey.org/tiki-index.php?page_..._in_invitation_email

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5 years 8 months ago #73370 by Steve01
Steve01 replied the topic: Aw: Re: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)

Mazi wrote: Please add a note that such tailoring is possible for emails since version 1.92 at docs.limesurvey.org/Tokens&structure=Eng...+LimeSurvey#Emailing and also add your example at docs.limesurvey.org/Expression+Manager+H...tions+for+LimeSurvey


Both are now done.

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5 years 8 months ago #73372 by Mazi
Mazi replied the topic: Aw: Re: Expiration date in invitation mail (1.92)
Great, we really appreciate your effort to improve the manual!


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