Email a note to dynalist using the subject works but adding notes in the body doesnt work


#1

any idea?


#2

What do you mean by “Email a note to Dynalist”?


#3

So far nobody seems to have that working via IFTTT. See: Add to Inbox via IFTTT


#4

It’s because Gmail subject in ifttt is a string, which plays nicely with dynalist API json rest command. Gmail body is a bad boy. Something funky about it. Can’t be accepted by API as a note. Can’t be accepted as item either. It’s not a nice string. Ifttt is the culprit? Gmail is the culprit? One of the two. Dynalist API only accepts nice string as note.


#5

It works ok through Zapier if you need an alternative.


#6

This works:

An IFTTT recipe works this way:

{
“token”: “TOKEN”,
“content”:"<<<{{Subject}}>>>",
“note”:"<<<{{Body}}>>>"
}

Use the <<<*>>> brackets to escape the text content. IFTTT probably is grabbing some encoding or html in the email that is causing the failure. I just set this up for a handful of emails with success.


#7

Keith saves the day. And George saves this escape trick to his tool bag.


#8

Thanks for the tip. Keith. It worked.
It should be noted that the iffttt has info that doesnt work… it should be 3 instead of two arrows as Keith has in his post… Sigh. Thanks again Keith.
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