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Formatting text to be send by SendMail

Question asked by PecCars on Nov 21, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 3, 2013 by PecCars


Formatting text to be send by SendMail


     Is there any option to format text, particularly numbers in a text line ? Consider the following:

     - my app generates an offer along the lines of "2 items á 65 USD each     130 USD". The lines is created by concatenating several runtime variables via a script. Once the script is finished assembling the offer, it send it per sendmail.

     - issue: because the message includes a combination of numbers and text, the formatting of the text has not worked so far. If you consider the above example and look at "1.300 items á 5 USD each   6.500 USD" on a second line, you will see that the quantities are not aligned.

     I had been thinking originally for something similar to Excel where you can create a mask for a number, for instance #,###.## USD. The mask forces all numbers to have the same length. Back in FMP7 days this functionality did not exist.

     Is there any solution now with FMP Pro Advanced 12 ?

     Creating a PDF and sending it is nice but is not option because it is not practical.