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SK NallacheruvuSK Nallacheruvu 

How do I create a custom button on task/activities that dynamically determine the record id of the object it is on

Is there a way to create a custom email button something in lines of below but this button can be on account, opportunity or lead. Is there a way to dynamically fetch the id of the record where the button is. For example if the below button is on Lead then the URL parameter should determine p3_lkid={!Lead.Id}, p4={!Lead.OwnerEmail}, etc. And also can it pass it over to the email template.


Thank You
Mustafa JhabuawalaMustafa Jhabuawala
I think you can get the record ID dynamically using javascript.

For ex - 

JavaScript Code
var path = window.location.href;
//path contains -->

var temp1 = path.split('sObject/');
//temp1 contains --> ["", "0012800001HZCFmAAP/view"]

var temp2 = temp1[1].split('/');
//temp2 contains --> ["0012800001HZCFmAAP", "view"]

var recordID = temp2[0];

Let me know if this helps.
SK NallacheruvuSK Nallacheruvu

Thank u for the help mustafa. I dont see a way to use this javascript inside the email template. I am looking to get id dynamically in the template. For example say I have to use one common template for two different objects and its records say account(John Aaron) and lead(Stefen King) and in my template I want the name of the record where this email template is used. So here in my example if I use this template in an account I wanted it to display 'John Aaron' and if it is a lead want to display 'Stefen King'. How would I do that?