Using Replacement Strings with Intelligent Agents

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About Replacement Strings

Replacement Strings are used in Intelligent Agents to automatically enter a user’s name or information into the address field and body of an email generated by an intelligent agent.

Available Replacement Strings
Where Usable Replacement String to Copy & Paste Action That Will Occur
Addressing an Email- To, Cc, or Bcc fields {Initiating User} The user who performs the actions necessary to satisfy the agent’s criteria.
Subject
or Body of an email
{OrgName} Enters Lansing Community College.”
{OrgUnitName} Enters the name of the course.
{OrgUnitStartDate} Enters the date the course begins.
{OrgUnitEndDate} Enters the date the course ends.
{InitiatingUserFirstName} Enters the user who performed the action’s first name.
{InitiatingUserLastName} Enters the user who performed the action’s last name.
{InitiatingUserUserName} Enters the Username (Example: smithj1) of the user who performed the action.
{InitiatingUserOrgDefinedId} Enters the Banner Number of the user who performed the action.

 

Using Replacement Strings

  1. Copy the replacement string text including the brackets and Paste it where you would normally enter a user’s D2L email address or name in the body of the message for that agent.
    Screenshot of Replacement Strings in an email


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