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Before the Actions are run, the email is split into separate fields. Each line is interpreted and should hold a field=value string. The separator character is configurable. Once this has been done, you can reference the content of the email using the Fields that were found.
An Action defines one of the 8 supported functions, an optional condition that must evaluate to True before the action is run, and the parameter values:
AddToTotal(Condition, Currency, Amount) AddToCount(Condition, Currency, Count) AddToTextFile(Condition, Textfilename, Fieldnames) LoadTextField(Condition, Textfilename, Fieldname) LoadIndexedTextField(Condition, Textfilename, "indexField=Targetfield") RunApplication(Condition, ExePath, CommandLine) Reply(Condition, Templatefilename, "from:subject") SaveEmailToTextFile(Condition, TextFileName)
All parameters are processed before being used. The processing checks for "%FIELDNAME%" strings and replaces them with the value of the specified field. If the field is not found, it is not replaced. When you specify a field name you MUST use the defined Field prefix/suffix, and the field name MUST be in all UPPERCASE. A typical example is "%EMAIL%", which specifies the Email field (usually holds the users email address).
All functions has an optional Condition. If used, it specifies a field name which is then resolved, and the value must then be non-blank and start with either of the following characters in order to evaluate as True: "1", "Y", "y", "T", "t". If the value of the field is numbers only, the condition evalues to True if the value is greater than 0. If the condition evaluates to anything else, the Action is not performed. Leave the Condition field blank to always execute the action.
Note: The Condition can optionally be prefixed with an exclamation point ("!") to negate the evaluated result. For example, the condition "!%MYFIELD" evaluates to True if the MYFIELD field is either blank, or otherwise evaluates to False.
There is currently no limitation on the number of Rules or Actions you can have in the registered version. The trial version is limited to 3 rules and 5 actions per rule. For simple systems, 1-2 Rules with a few Actions will probably suffice. For advanced systems, 10 or more Actions per rule are not uncommon.
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