Google Docs Macros - Send Mail

With Google Docs, you can send personalized email in rich-text HTML format to a large group of people using Mail Merge. This snippet of Google Apps Script is responsible for sending the messages.

function labnolSendEmail() {
  var mySheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActiveSpreadsheet().getActiveSheet();

  var emailSubject = mySheet.getRange('E5').getValue();
  var emailSalutation = mySheet.getRange('E7').getValue();
  var emailBody = mySheet.getRange('E9').getValue();
  var emailYourName = mySheet.getRange('E11').getValue();
  var emailYourAddr = Session.getUser().getEmail();
  var replyToAddr = mySheet.getRange('E13').getValue();
  var file = mySheet.getRange('E15').getValue();
  var attachmentID = file ? DocsList.getFileById(file) : '';
  var emailBCC = mySheet.getRange('E17').getValue();

  var myContact = mySheet.getDataRange().getValues();

  for (i = 1; i < myContact.length; i++) {
    var person = myContact[i];
    if (person[0] != '' && person[1] != '' && person[2] != 'OK') {
      var emailMsg = emailSalutation + ' ' + person[0] + ', <br />' + emailBody;
      var advancedArgs = { htmlBody: emailMsg, name: emailYourName, replyTo: replyToAddr };

      if (file) advancedArgs['attachments'] = attachmentID;

      if (emailBCC == 'YES') advancedArgs['bcc'] = emailYourAddr;

      GmailApp.sendEmail(person[1], emailSubject, emailMsg, advancedArgs);

      mySheet.getRange(i + 1, 3).setValue('OK');
Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal

Google Developer Expert, Google Cloud Champion

Amit Agarwal is a Google Developer Expert in Google Workspace and Google Apps Script. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science (I.I.T.) and is the first professional blogger in India.

Amit has developed several popular Google add-ons including Mail Merge for Gmail and Document Studio. Read more on Lifehacker and YourStory


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