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Using Variables in failure email

Sherry asked 4 years ago
I set up two global variables – GBL_ADDRESSTO and GBL_ADDRESSFROM.  I entered valid email addresses as the default values.  I am now using them in an Email Task.  If I Test the email task, it says “The specified string is not in the form required for an email address.”
If I enter the actual email addresses in place of the variables, it Tests just fine, but that defeats the purpose of having the variables.  What am I missing?
 
SC Version 20.17.0.17
Sherry Whitten replied 4 years ago

any update on this one???

Sherry Whitten replied 3 years ago

Any update on this one?

Answers
Curtis Beethe answered 3 years ago
Same issue on version 20.18.1.14
Jared Dux Staff answered 3 years ago
This is happening because the the Test button on the task is not getting the value of your global variables until the map is saved.  However, when the map is ran your variable value will be used.  I will enter a problem report so this will be resolved in a future release.
Curtis Beethe replied 3 years ago

Thanks!


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