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Andrew SturtAndrew Sturt 

"Implementing Global Actions with Visualforce Pages" challenge

Hi, I could use some help on the "​Implementing Global Actions with Visualforce Pages" challenge.

I'm okay with every step but the last one: "The page should have an input field to enter an email address and a 'Send' button that allows users to quickly email their contact information to others. Implementing this requirement is optional for passing this challenge."

I have no idea how to send the page as an email. Is there some really simple way of doing this that I'm just missing, or do I need to write an APEX class and method to accomplish this part of the challenge?
Bhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuriBhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuri

public string email { get; set; }

 public void sendmail()
                    {
                                Messaging.SingleEmailMessage email = new Messaging.SingleEmailMessage();
                                List<Contact> contactList= [select lastname,email from Contact Where email=:"sdfsadfasfdasdf.com"];
                                string [] toAddress= new string[]{};
                                 for (Contact c:contactList){
                                  toAddress.add (c.email);
                                 }                                  
 
                                 email.setSubject ('Opt and Acnt');
                                 email.setPlainTextBody ('Updt ur opt & act in SF');
                                 email.setToAddresses (toAddress);
                                 Messaging.sendEmail (New Messaging.SingleEmailMessage[]{email});
                   }

Andrew SturtAndrew Sturt
Thank you, but that wasn't a great deal of help. Again, my question is is there a simple way of sending a Visualforce page as an email message, or do I need to write an APEX class and method?

Do I put this code in a class? If so, how do I call it from the Visualforce page?
Bhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuriBhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuri
Sorry wrng message......
Bhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuriBhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuri

@adrew - coming to your question I thought you have to send contact details as email but you need to send entire visualforce page as Email rt ? then 

public string email { get; set; }

 public PageReference sendmail()
                    {
                               Messaging.SingleEmailMessage email = new Messaging.SingleEmailMessage();
                               
                                  List<Contact> contactList= [select lastname,email from Contact Where email=:"sdfsadfasfdasdf.com"];
                                string [] toAddress= new string[]{};
                                 for (Contact c:contactList){
                                  toAddress.add (c.email);
                                 }    

                                PageReference pdf =  Page.attachmentPDF;//Replace attachmentPDF with the page u have rendered as PDF
                                pdf.getParameters().put('id',(String)account.id); 
                                pdf.setRedirect(true);

                                // Take the PDF content
                                Blob b = pdf.getContent();

                                // Create the email attachment
                                Messaging.EmailFileAttachment efa = new Messaging.EmailFileAttachment();
                                efa.setFileName('Attachement');
                                efa.setBody(b);
                                                             
 
                                 email.setSubject ('Opt and Acnt');
                                 email.setPlainTextBody ('Updt ur opt & act in SF');
                                 email.setToAddresses (toAddress);
                                 email.setFileAttachments(new Messaging.EmailFileAttachment[] {efa});
                                 Messaging.sendEmail (New Messaging.SingleEmailMessage[]{email});

                                 return null;
                   }


 

Bhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuriBhaswanthnaga vivek vutukuri

https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.pages.meta/pages/pages_email_sending_attachments.htm

 

If my code is messy find this link 

Terri T JilesTerri T Jiles
Hi Andrew, I know this is old, but I figured this out and wanted to share.

I did write a controller to send the email and used javascript remoting


Here is my visualforce markup

<apex:page docType="html-5.0" title="My Business Card" controller="sendEmail">
    <script type="text/javascript" src="/canvas/sdk/js/publisher.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        //When the panel is displayed, enable the submit button
        Sfdc.canvas.publisher.subscribe({name: "publisher.showPanel",
            onData:function(e){
                Sfdc.canvas.publisher.publish(
                    {name: "publisher.setValidForSubmit", payload: "true"});
        }});
    
        //When the submit button is pressed, create an account, and close the panel
        Sfdc.canvas.publisher.subscribe({ name: "publisher.post", onData: function(e)
        {
            //Create the account using the Remote Object
            var body = document.getElementById("body").innerHTML;
            console.log(body);
            var email = document.getElementById("email").value;
            console.log(email);
            Visualforce.remoting.Manager.invokeAction('{!$RemoteAction.sendEmail.sendTheEmail}',
                body, email,
                handleResult,
                {escape: true}
            );                                       
        }});   

        function handleResult(result, event){
            if(event.status) {
                document.getElementById("result").innerHTML = "success";
            } else {
                document.getElementById("result").innerHTML = event.type +
                    "<br/>\n<pre>" + 
                    event.message + 
                    "<br/>\n<pre>" + 
                    event.where;
            }    
        }
    </script>    
    <div class="bcard" id="body">
        Name: {!$User.FirstName} {!$User.LastName}
        Title: {!$User.Title}
        Email: {!$User.Email}
        Phone: {!$User.Phone}
    </div>
    
    <div class="bemail">
        Enter Email: <input type="text" id="email"/>     
    </div>
    
    <div id="result">
    </div>
    
</apex:page>


here is my controller

global class sendEmail {
    
    public sendEmail(){
        
    }
    
    @RemoteAction
    global static PageReference sendTheEmail(String body, String emailAddress){
        Messaging.SingleEmailMessage email = new Messaging.SingleEmailMessage();
        
        String[] toAddresses = new String[]{emailAddress};
            
        email.setSubject('My contact info');
        email.setToAddresses(toAddresses);
        email.setPlainTextBody(body);
        
        //Send the email
        Messaging.SendEmailResult [] r = Messaging.sendEmail(new Messaging.SingleEmailMessage[] {email});
        
        return null;
    }
}