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|0000990||SiT!||templates||public||2009-10-22 14:59||2010-01-23 19:02|
|Target Version||3.51||Fixed in Version||3.51|
|Summary||0000990: When creating a new email action the template dropdown is blank|
|Description||When we try to create a new "email action" for a trigger, the dropdown to select the template is blank.|
|Steps To Reproduce||Select triggers and add action|
Select email from the dropdown list and the template dropdown list is blank
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The issue here is that we can access the triggers in 2 different ways.
1. In the main SiT menu, select "Control panel" -> "System actions"
- You can only select this if you have admin permission.
- In this way you are changing any template and actions related to "system" and you can see all the templates which are of the type "system" in the database "emailtemplates".
2. The second way is to select "Control panel" -> "templates" from the SiT menu and then to select "triggers" from the top of the window.
- When you do it this way you can access the triggers/actions in a "per user way" depending on your permissions
but TAKE NOTE: when you add a new "Action" from this route, and the action type is "EMAIL" the you will only see templates in the dropdown that are of type "user" (i.e. the teplates that you created yourself, if any, and if you did not create any then you will see nothing in the dropdown list.
If you create a new email action this way and you click "save" (with an empty dropdown list" you will create a faulty action which can cause other issues as the DB entry is not filled correctly! (see bug 983)
What we need to do really is to warn the user and "not allow" to be able to click "save" when the dropdown is empty. This way we ensure a bad action cannot be created..
Any input from anyone?
Ok, followed your suggestion to create template via Control Panel->System Actions.
On New Held Email, click Add Action. Then Select Email from Action, under Template select Email_Held_Email_Received, click Save button.
But still don't see any template when trying to create the trigger for whoever users that I want to assign.
Tried to search Wiki on this Template thingy, but could not find something useful for me to apply. Or can you point me to any link that tell us how to create a template for "New Held Email in the Queue" so that I can notify the user I want?
Ok i want to make sure i understand .. are you trying to create your own template or are you trying to create a new action?
An action is a "do this" when "that thing" happens. What we have been discussing here is creating an "action" but what you noted before was to create a template ...
I think what you wanted was to create a template of your own and then to link that with a trigger (create an action).
Can you clarify?
Ok, remember case 983? I wanted to create an email notification of New Held Email to notify whoever I want. But you said need to create template so that I can see it in the New Email Action to select it in the Trigger section. But no matter how I tried, still don't see the template in the drop down list after creating my own template via Control Panel->Templates.
This portion I find it hard or unfriendly to use.
Hi Chaps, sorry if I'm being dense though with the latest code I never seem to get a situation where no email templates are listed in the drop down, have I missed something or have you removed all the default templates sit ships with?
reefnerd sent me a copy of his DB and found the problem to be alot of emailtemplates are of type system when they should be of type user, not sure how this happened, need to switch back or check why they where changed
In the short term you can run
UPDATE sit_emailtemplates SET type = 'user' WHERE id IN (4,5,6,7,8,12,13,14,15,16,17,20,21,22,23)
From a SQL command line and it will set the type correctly,
|For 3.x The fix Paul has found is fine. We'll commit this. But for 4.x we will be implementing some more code that introduces tighter binding between templates and triggers. An intermediate table will say which templates are intended for which triggers and we will use types to determine whether the templates are intended for system actions or notifications. This is too much work for the 3.x branch though.|
|r5983 resolves this in both 3.x (fresh installed and upgrades) and trunk|
|Fix released in v3.51 which is now available|
|2009-10-22 14:59||nicdev||New Issue|
|2009-10-22 15:00||nicdev||Relationship added||parent of 0000983|
|2009-10-22 20:54||ivan||Status||new => confirmed|
|2009-10-23 08:28||nicdev||Status||confirmed => assigned|
|2009-10-23 08:28||nicdev||Assigned To||=> nicdev|
|2009-10-23 08:38||nicdev||Note Added: 0002116|
|2009-10-23 08:54||nicdev||Note Added: 0002118|
|2009-10-23 14:12||ivan||Target Version||=> 3.50p1|
|2009-10-28 12:13||nbl||Note Added: 0002141|
|2009-10-28 17:04||nicdev||Note Added: 0002143|
|2009-10-29 01:44||nbl||Note Added: 0002145|
|2009-11-18 21:49||nicdev||Assigned To||nicdev => administrator|
|2009-11-18 22:02||nicdev||Assigned To||administrator =>|
|2009-12-04 19:31||paulh||Note Added: 0002217|
|2009-12-04 19:31||paulh||Status||assigned => feedback|
|2009-12-08 19:25||paulh||Note Added: 0002221|
|2009-12-08 19:25||paulh||Status||feedback => confirmed|
|2010-01-05 14:05||ivan||Note Added: 0002247|
|2010-01-05 14:07||ivan||Relationship added||related to 0001026|
|2010-01-09 13:33||paulh||Status||confirmed => assigned|
|2010-01-09 13:33||paulh||Assigned To||=> paulh|
|2010-01-09 15:57||paulh||Note Added: 0002263|
|2010-01-09 15:57||paulh||Status||assigned => resolved|
|2010-01-09 15:57||paulh||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2010-01-09 15:57||paulh||Fixed in Version||=> Current SVN|
|2010-01-23 19:01||ivan||Fixed in Version||Current SVN => 3.51|
|2010-01-23 19:02||ivan||Note Added: 0002322|
|2010-01-23 19:02||ivan||Status||resolved => closed|
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