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Is there a way to populate the From address in a WSS 3.0 Workflow Send Email action with a lookup field or variable.  Currently I can use a look up in the TO, CC and Subject fields but I don’t see a place to populate the From field.  Define Email
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you can't do this out of the box, but there's a free 3rd party app that will allow you to do it:
http://spdactivities.codeplex.com/

you're looking for the  "Send Email Extended" feature.
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Can we run this app on WSS 3.0?
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i installed it on my WSS in order to use Lookup User Info feature, and i've had no problems with it.
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Thank you for all your help.

Upon running the workflow I get the exception below.  The Sender and To fields are both populated and non urgent status is selected.  Any ideas?


System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
   at DP.Sharepoint.Workflow.Common.SendMailWithAttachment(SPSite site, String from, String to, String cc, String subject, String body, AttachmentInfo[] attachments, Boo
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Own accepted.
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