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Julie GranilloJulie Granillo 
I'm creating an email template, and I need to include today's date.  I can't find any date fields though by using the field selector thing on the email editor.  I need today's date to be displayed as "mmddyy" - no slashes or dashes.  Ideas?
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Deepak AnandDeepak Anand
I don't think you'll have a way to do that from within the Email Template. You'll have to create a Text based Formula Field like as below and use that in the Email Template instead:

Formula Field Label: Date for Email Template
Formula Field Return Type: TEXT
Dan RogersDan Rogers 
Hi all,

I'm trying to add the HTML email status to the lighning view for leads & contacts, e.g.

html status

All I see in Lighning is the email history, but what I really need is the open activity.

email history

I've tried editing the layout, but HTML Email Status can't seemed to be moved into the lighning viewable sections. 

Is this possible?



Best Answer chosen by Dan Rogers
Pritam ShekhawatPritam Shekhawat
@Dan, Tracking HTML Email, Available in: Salesforce Classic .It's not available in lightning experience. 
Brad HoyleBrad Hoyle 
SF can monitor open rates, and open times on outbound emails but can it do it on inbound?

I want to see if people are opened emails and not actioning them.
Ruth KunakhovichRuth Kunakhovich 
We have web-to-lead set up. We have lead assignment rules, and the owner gets an email notification. When the owner goes to assign this lead to their sales team, they tick the "Send Notification Email" box, and nothing happens. I've checked workflow rules, verification rules, email settings and I am at my wit's end trying to figure this out. Anyone have a similar experience?
Best Answer chosen by Ruth Kunakhovich
Ahilesh RagavanAhilesh Ragavan
Hello Ruth,
This is a very common issue which most users have faced. Salesforce has fixed it and it has always recurred again.

I would recommend you to Create a simple workflow rule and add an email alert to it. This should fix the problem and you need not rely on the "Send Notification Email" checkbox.

Workflow Criteria:

Try to install this critical update,as it mentions it fixes the problem:

Stop Automated Field Updates from Suppressing Email Notifications (Critical Update)
Alice ChenAlice Chen 
In the last month we noticed that we are getting errors when there is a + sign in the email address. 

When there is a + in the email address of the recipient. The email will not be subsequently attached to the contact or lead record within Salesforce and the below error will be returned via email to the sender. 

(Undelivered): 554 The apex class Messaging.EmailToSalesforceHandler failed due to: System.UnexpectedException: ; nested exception is: common.exception.ApiQueryException: FIND {} IN EMAIL ^ ERROR at Row:1:Column:16 line 1:16 mismatched character ‘+’ expecting ‘}’ ‘

Similar Known Issue for hypen or dash: 
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Jeff MayJeff May
Sounds like you found a bug.  I suggest submitting a Support Case so it can be tracked as a Known Issue.
Vyneta RyanVyneta Ryan 
Sometimes the auto-save happens at a bad time and there is not a way to go back if you make a change you don't want to keep.
Best Answer chosen by Miglena ( 
Kara SchoelerKara Schoeler
At this time, you cannot turn off the autosave functionality.  However, depending on the block that you are making changes, you can click the Control + Z (Command + Z on Mac OS) which will undo your recent actions.

We are looking to provide more complete undo functionality in a future roadmap.
Ryan MoodyRyan Moody 
The Lightning for Gmail pane disappeared in Gmail yesterday; however, the pane appears when viewing calendar details.

From error log:
Responding to isEnabled from tab 18: false

The code the triggered this error:
_csp.callMethod('isExtensionEnabled').then(isEnabled => {
    if (isEnabled === true) {
        var bridge = new Bridge();
        GmailProvider.get().then(gmail => {
            let initResult = bridge.init(gmail);
            // only show the side panel if we get a truthy value
            if (initResult) {
                // Add a small delay when initializing the side-panel
                // since it renders inconsistently for different Gmail settings (right-side chat/preview pane)
                Util.delay(500).then(() => {
                    _csp.callMethod('isFrameCollapsed', 'GMAIL').then(isFrameCollapsed => {
                        Sidepanel.init(gmail, bridge, isFrameCollapsed);
    } else {
        Logger.warn('Extension not enabled for this tab');

The extension is enabled; however, the extension apparently sees it as disabled for that tab.
Here are the steps I tried to resolve the issue:

1. Refreshed page and cleared app data, cache, etc.
2. Uninstalled and reinstalled the extension.
3. Restarted the browser.
4. Restarted the computer.
5. Reset Chrome.
6. Disable and Reenable Lightning for Gmail in Salesforce.
7. Removed from apps connected to the google account.
8. Signing out and back into gmail.
9. Signing out of L4G from Calendar (yes, calendar) and signing back in.
10. Setting L4G to Sandbox and refreshing the browser.

I'm out of ideas on how to resolve this. It appears the extension was updated on 8/15/17 to 1.210.0
Best Answer chosen by Ryan Moody
Shakti SinghShakti Singh
Hello Everyone,

A new patch was released for Lightning for Gmail {1.210.2} yesterday to address this issue. So please try to remove {uninstall} the LFG chrome extension and install it again from the Chrome store { }. It should help you in resolving the issue.

David BrownDavid Brown 
Hello!   I'm trying to set up a very simple Email-To-Case conguraton and I'm stucking on a problem.   What I want to do is route emails to create new cases, assign the cases to a queue and notify queue members via an email that a new case has been created.  Any help would be greatly apprecated.  

Here's my configuration:
1.   One queue named 'Support'.
  • The queue has a queue email of
  • 'Send Email to Members' is checked.
  • The queue contains 1 user member (just me at the moment, but will have 4 or 5 once this is working).
2.  Within Email-To-Case Settings the following are checked on;
  • Enable Email-to-Case
  • Notify Case Owners on New Emails
  • Insert Thread ID in Email Subject/Body
  • Enable On-Demand Service
3.  I have a Routing Address created with the following info;
  • Name: Support
  • Email Address:
  • Task Settings
    • Create Task from Email: checked
    • Task Status: 'Not Started'.
  • Case Settings:
    • Case Owner: Queue: Support
    • Case Priority: Medium
    • Case Origin: Email
4.  Case Assignment Rules
  • Select the criteria for the rule:
    • Case Origin =  Email
  • Select the user or queue to assign the case to.
    • Queue: Support
Other points
  1. Deliverability -> Access Level -> is set to 'All email'
  2. Support Settings.
  • Default case Owner: Support
  • Automated Case User: System
  • Notify Case Owner of New Case Comments: ON
  • Notify Case Owners when Case Ownership changes: ON
What is working is if I edit a new case and change the owner from 'Support' to me then I receive an email notification.   
What is not working is that email notifications are not being sent out for new cases.

Thanks for any help you can provide.
Best Answer chosen by David Brown
David BrownDavid Brown
Hi Gerry, thanks for bearing with me.  Your comment got me to look at my Case Assignment Rules again.  I had one set up, it looked good and was assigning new cases to a queue (queue named 'support'), which is what I want.  As a test I figured I'd change the rule from assigning to my 'support' queue and assign it directly to named User.   I sent an email to create a new case and woobam!  It did NOT get assigned to the user, it was still getting assigned to the queue.   The issue got down to my 'Email-to-Case Routing Information', specifically in the 'Case Settings' section I had specified a 'Case Owner' as my 'support' queue.  By removing that setting and leaveing 'Case Owner' blank, changing my Case Assignment Rule back to do to the queue assignment everything works as I need it too.   

Thanks for your help!
Paul MargiotisPaul Margiotis 

Agents will communicate with customers via email through the case feed.

My manager wants all of these emails--both incoming and outgoing--sent to him and our support engineer.

How can this be achieved?

Best Answer chosen by Paul Margiotis
David HalesDavid Hales
Hi Paul,

Salesforce provide Compliance BCC Email for every outgoing emails however for in coming emails there is nothing which can help you as incoming emails coming from various domains and modes.

For Compliance BCC Email: Setup--> Quick Find Search--> Type "Compliance BCC Email"

heck the checkbox Enable and enter the desired email address where you want to send a copy of email.

David Hales