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  • Just out of curiosity, how many costumers and how many sales rep. do you have?

    I assume the answer could be "enough to bother doing this", but I'm just curious as to how much time was saved.
    • I sent a few hundred emails. It was certainly faster to do what I did (learn the requisite Email:: modules and write a script) than it would have been to edit each one by hand for the right salutation.

      It would have been faster to use Office. Of course, that wouldn't have worked with the initial (but later dropped) requirement.

      So, it wasn't a horrible idea, and I got to learn something new. Yay!