SendEmailFromTemplateRequest Class

 

Applies To: Dynamics CRM 2015

Contains the data that is needed to send an email message using a template.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages
Assembly:  Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy (in Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll)

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
  Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationRequest
    Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages.SendEmailFromTemplateRequest

Syntax

[DataContractAttribute(Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2011/Contracts")]
public sealed class SendEmailFromTemplateRequest : OrganizationRequest
[DataContractAttribute(Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2011/Contracts")]
public ref class SendEmailFromTemplateRequest sealed : OrganizationRequest
[<Sealed>]
[<DataContractAttribute(Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2011/Contracts")>]
type SendEmailFromTemplateRequest = 
    class
        inherit OrganizationRequest
    end
<DataContractAttribute(Namespace := "http://schemas.microsoft.com/crm/2011/Contracts")>
Public NotInheritable Class SendEmailFromTemplateRequest
    Inherits OrganizationRequest

Constructors

Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod SendEmailFromTemplateRequest()

Initializes a new instance of theSendEmailFromTemplateRequest class.

Properties

Name Description
System_CAPS_pubproperty ExtensionData

Gets or sets the structure that contains extra data. Optional.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty Item[String]

Gets or sets the indexer for the Parameters collection.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty Parameters

Gets or sets the collection of parameters for the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty RegardingId

Gets or sets the ID of the record with which the email message is associated.

System_CAPS_pubproperty RegardingType

Gets or sets the type of the record with which the email message is associated.

System_CAPS_pubproperty RequestId

Gets or sets the ID of an asynchronous operation (system job). Optional. (Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty RequestName

Gets or sets the name of the request. Required, but is supplied by derived classes.(Inherited from OrganizationRequest.)

System_CAPS_pubproperty Target

Gets or sets the email record to send.

System_CAPS_pubproperty TemplateId

Gets or sets the ID of the email template to use for the email.

Methods

Name Description
System_CAPS_pubmethod Equals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod GetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethod ToString()

(Inherited from Object.)

Remarks

Message Availability

For this message to work, the caller must be connected to the server.

Usage

Pass an instance of this class to the Execute method, which returns an instance of SendEmailFromTemplateResponse.

Privileges and Access Rights

To perform this action, the caller must have privileges on the Email entity and access rights on the records specified in the Target, RegardingId and TemplateId properties. For a complete list of the privileges required, see SendEmailFromTemplate message privileges.

Examples

The following example shows how to use this message. For this sample to work correctly, you must be connected to the server to get an IOrganizationService interface. For the complete sample, see the link later in this topic.



// Create the 'From:' activity party for the email
ActivityParty fromParty = new ActivityParty
{
    PartyId = new EntityReference(SystemUser.EntityLogicalName, _userId)
};

// Create the 'To:' activity party for the email
ActivityParty toParty = new ActivityParty
{
    PartyId = new EntityReference(Contact.EntityLogicalName, _contactId)
};

Console.WriteLine("Created activity parties.");

// Create an e-mail message.
Email email = new Email
{
    To = new ActivityParty[] { toParty },
    From = new ActivityParty[] { fromParty },
    Subject = "SDK Sample e-mail",
    Description = "SDK Sample for SendEmailFromTemplate Message.",
    DirectionCode = true
};

//Create a query expression to get one of Email Template of type "contact"

QueryExpression queryBuildInTemplates = new QueryExpression{
    EntityName = "template",
    ColumnSet = new ColumnSet("templateid", "templatetypecode"),
    Criteria = new FilterExpression()
};
queryBuildInTemplates.Criteria.AddCondition("templatetypecode",
    ConditionOperator.Equal, "contact");
EntityCollection templateEntityCollection = _serviceProxy.RetrieveMultiple(queryBuildInTemplates);

if (templateEntityCollection.Entities.Count > 0) 
{
    _templateId = (Guid)templateEntityCollection.Entities[0].Attributes["templateid"];
}
else
{
    throw new ArgumentException("Standard Email Templates are missing");
}             

// Create the request
SendEmailFromTemplateRequest emailUsingTemplateReq = new SendEmailFromTemplateRequest
{
    Target = email,

    // Use a built-in Email Template of type "contact".
    TemplateId = _templateId,

    // The regarding Id is required, and must be of the same type as the Email Template.
    RegardingId = _contactId,
    RegardingType = Contact.EntityLogicalName
};

SendEmailFromTemplateResponse emailUsingTemplateResp = (SendEmailFromTemplateResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(emailUsingTemplateReq);

// Verify that the e-mail has been created
_emailId = emailUsingTemplateResp.Id;
if (!_emailId.Equals(Guid.Empty))
{
    Console.WriteLine("Successfully sent an e-mail message using the template.");
}


' Create the 'From:' activity party for the email
Dim fromParty As ActivityParty = New ActivityParty With {.PartyId = New EntityReference(SystemUser.EntityLogicalName, _userId)}

' Create the 'To:' activity party for the email
Dim toParty As ActivityParty = New ActivityParty With {.PartyId = New EntityReference(Contact.EntityLogicalName, _contactId)}

Console.WriteLine("Created activity parties.")

' Create an e-mail message.
Dim email As Email = New Email With {.To = New ActivityParty() {toParty}, .From = New ActivityParty() {fromParty}, _
                .Subject = "SDK Sample e-mail", .Description = "SDK Sample for SendEmailFromTemplate Message.", _
                .DirectionCode = True}

' Create the request
Dim emailUsingTemplateReq As SendEmailFromTemplateRequest = New SendEmailFromTemplateRequest With {.Target = email, _
                .TemplateId = New Guid("07B94C1D-C85F-492F-B120-F0A743C540E6"), .RegardingId = _contactId, _
                .RegardingType = Contact.EntityLogicalName}
' Use a built-in Email Template of type "contact".
' The regarding Id is required, and must be of the same type as the Email Template.

Dim emailUsingTemplateResp As SendEmailFromTemplateResponse = CType(_serviceProxy.Execute(emailUsingTemplateReq),  _
                SendEmailFromTemplateResponse)

' Verify that the e-mail has been created
_emailId = emailUsingTemplateResp.Id
If Not _emailId.Equals(Guid.Empty) Then
    Console.WriteLine("Successfully sent an e-mail message using the template.")
End If

Thread Safety

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

SendEmailFromTemplateResponse
Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages Namespace
Email activity entities
Email entity messages and methods
Sample: Send an email using a template

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