Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

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Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

Hi,

I want to make a clickable email in a table. The email field is a formula, however, and I can't get the formula to validate.

The email field I want to be clickable is "PrimaryContactEmail".

Formula for PrimaryContactEmail:

Case
When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail`
Else `ProcessorEmail`
End

 

I tried to create a new field "PrimaryContact Link" with the following formula:

CONCAT('<a href="mailto:',`PrimaryContactEmail`,'">',`PrimaryContactEmail`,'</a>')

 

But when I select the column name "PrimaryContactEmail", the Case formula is inserted instead. If I type the column name in, the validation check says "A column in this calculation does not exist".

How can I get the email to be clickable?

 


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Re: Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

Thanks! I just needed to add the case statement one more time to get the email address as the verbiage for the clickable link.

This is what finally worked:

CONCAT('<a href="mailto:',(Case When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail` Else `ProcessorEmail` end),
'"target="_BLANK">',
(Case When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail` Else `ProcessorEmail` end),
'</a>')

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Re: Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

AJ, "A column in this calculation does not exist" says it all.  there's a column that doesn't exist.  if i had to guess your CONCAT is not concatting the way you expect it to, probably a mix up between " , ' and `.

 

  build your concat statement without the case, and slowly add pieces of the HTML  / concat statement until you get a hyperlink that works.  THEN lastly sub in the CASE statement.


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Re: Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

Thanks jaeW_at_Domo.

 

I tried your suggestion with another (non-formula) email field ("ExecutiveEmail") & got it to work. But when I switch out to the Case statement where the `PrimaryContactEmail` should go, the ExecutiveEmail shows up, but when I click on it, a blank email opens with no address on it. (formula below)

Can we not use formula fields?

 

CONCAT('<a href="mailto:',
(Case When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail`
Else `ProcessorEmail`end),
'">',`ExecutiveEmail`,'</a>')

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Re: Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

concat(
'<a href="mailto:'

, case when rand()> .5 then 'someone@example.com' else 'hello@example.com' end

,'?Subject=Hello%20again" target="_BLANK">Send Mail</a>'
)

 

both of these work fine.  are you certain your fields don't contain blanks?

 

CONCAT(
'<a href="mailto:',
(Case When Length('jae@domo.com') = 0 Then 'susan@domo.com' Else 'jae@domo.com' end)
, '" target="_BLANK">', 'tina@domo.com','</a>')


Jae Wilson
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Re: Clickable email link to Beast Mode field

Thanks! I just needed to add the case statement one more time to get the email address as the verbiage for the clickable link.

This is what finally worked:

CONCAT('<a href="mailto:',(Case When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail` Else `ProcessorEmail` end),
'"target="_BLANK">',
(Case When Length(`ProcessorEmail`) = 0
Then `OfficerEmail` Else `ProcessorEmail` end),
'</a>')

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