Setting a form Submit button to send to multiple email addresses.

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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I have a form that, when completed, needs to be sent to three email addresses.  I have added them in the Properties/Actions area, but when I test the form, it only shows the form as being sent to my email address, which is not one of the addresses entered in the Actions area.  What am I missing on this?  Thank you in advance for any help.

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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How exactly did you set up the Submit button?

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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In the Prepare Form tool, I clicked on the button icon and added the Submit and a couple of other buttons.

Within the submit button properties, I set the label options (Icon and Label) and in the actions tab, I chose 'Execute a menu item' - Submit a form.  I then edited it to mail to the three addresses separated by a ; and set it to send the complete PDF document.

I typically always set the properties under Edit > Identity > to match the email address as I have had issues in the past if I didn't.  That area will not allow you to enter more than one email address and move forward, unless I'm doing something wrong there.

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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You added the wrong command. See: Setting action buttons in PDF forms, Adobe Acrobat

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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The steps I read appear to be the same steps I took when entering the information.  At any rate, between your guidance, the article, and talking with the person who created the other form, it now appears to be working perfectly.  Thanks so much!

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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They're not. Instead of choosing "Execute a menu item" and then "Submit Form" you need to select the "Submit a form" command directly. That will provide you with much better control over how the file is submitted, and to where.

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Jun 26, 2018 Jun 26, 2018

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My apologies.  I mis-stated something above.  I didn't choose execute a menu item, but did choose "Submit a form".  Again thank you for your help.  Everything is working perfectly now. 

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Mar 10, 2021 Mar 10, 2021

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I was able to test this out and it worked perfectly.  I'm now trying to email to multiple email addresses.  Does someone know the correct format to use?  I tried separating with a semicolon, as seen below, and tried with spaces and no spaces but it doesn't seem to function properly.  It only emails to the first address on the list.

 

mailto:nobody@adobe.com; mailto:nobody@adobe.com

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Mar 10, 2021 Mar 10, 2021

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You should not repeat the "mailto:" part, and the correct separator to use is a comma.

It should be:

mailto:nobody@adobe.com,somebody@adobe.com

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