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Email format in V6

brocars , May 16 at 09:07
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brocars
HI
Just started switching all my forms from V4 to V6​
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​Got everything working OK using the Easy Mode but couple of issues.​
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​1. How do I add styling to the form, such as adding a fieldset, changing font color etc​
​2. The email received doesn't display the completed information very well. It seems to be all on one line. (see below). In the email setup section I have auto add fields adata selected. How can I make it look a little more pretty.
Thanks, Paul​
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​General enquiry form submitted from the Armfield Angling website:NamepaulEmailpaul@xxx.comVenueThe Secret GardenDate of Interest2018-05-16 09:59:00Number of Anglers2Number of Non Anglers5How can we help?

aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaSubscribe to Newsletteryes

B
brocars
sorry, one other issue.​
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​How do I ensure when the recipient of the email hits reply to sender, that the email goes to the senders address not the site admin address. In CF V4 I used to use the dynamic reply to email and name. Is this function available in V6?
Thanks, Paul
GreyHead
Hi Paul,
The Static and Dynamic Recipients list is combined in CFv6 - please check page 16 of the CFv6 manual
You add styling using CSS element in the form Designer tab.
By default the Email action uses a table to display the data - I can't tell from the info here why you are not seeing the table layout. You can over-write it using your own HTML.
Bob
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B
brocars
HI
Thanks Bob, I'll check out issues 1 & 2​
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​Reference the display of the fields data in the email, when I was first trying out the V6 form, the data was sent in a table form centered across the page with the file names in bold.​
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​Since then it all received with no formatting.​
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​I have tried to create the content of the template manually using the code below but I just receive the titles in bold repeated several times without the completed information. If I switch off the Auto add fields data, the form won't send at all.
<strong>Name:</strong> {data: name}<br> ​
​<strong>Email: </strong>{data: email}<br>​
​<strong>Venue: </strong>{data: venue}<br>​
​<strong>Date of interest:</strong> {data: date_of_interest}<br>​
​<strong>Number of anglers:</strong> {data: number_of_anglers}<br> ​
​<strong>Number of non anglers: </strong>{data: number_of_non_anglers}<br>​
​<strong>How can we help:</strong> {data: how_can_we_help}<br> ​
​<strong>Subscribe to newsletter: </strong>{data: subscribe_to_newsletter}
Paul​
B
brocars
any further thoughts please Bob reference the above
Paul
B
brocars
also, the "reply to" email and name seem to be using the site name and from email in the Joomla configuration.
How would I chnage that please?
Pauil
GreyHead
Hi Paul,
By all means PM me the site URL, the form name, and a SuperAdmin login and I'll take a quick look at the email template.
You can specify a Reply To Name and Address in the email action settings if they need to be different from the From Name and Address.
Bob
ChronoForms technical support
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B
brocars
thanks, PM sent
B
brocars
Hi Bob​
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​just wanted to check you got my PM.​
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​Thanks, Paul
GreyHead
Hi Paul,
Yes, I just picked it up. Yesterday was a holiday here and we have house guests so I'm a bit behind at the moment.
Bob
ChronoForms technical support
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B
brocars
thanks Bob
GreyHead
Hi Paul,
I made a copy of your form to experiment with. It seems to send the email correctly for me (reading in Google Inbox) but looking at the source HTML I see that the opening <table> tag is missing.
I think that this is because you have added Header text in the Email Action > Auto Template > Header box. I added the tag to the end of the HTML there and the email then contains a correctly styled table with the tag. (Maybe Google Inbox replaces the missing tag somehow.)
Bob
ChronoForms technical support
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B
brocars
thanks so much Bob. That now displays fine.
Sorry to be a pain but still not clear about where I can set the dynamic reply to email and name
Paul
GreyHead
Hi Paul,
You can use a data shortcode in the Email action boxes e.g. {data:email} and {data:name}
Bob
ChronoForms technical support
If you'd like to buy me a coffee or two, thank you very much
B
brocars
perfect thanks for you help
Paul