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Make phne number and email links

Posted on 2012-03-15
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I like to be able to make it so that when the user click on the phone number it will ask them if they want to dial the number, and the same for the email.
Can this be done and if so how?

Thanks you all very muchmake phone
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by:North2Alaska
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The email is pretty simple.  FM has email functionality built in as a script step:  SEnd Mail [ Send via E-mail Client].

The phone number is a little bit more of a challenge.  First, if your system doesn't have a modem attached, you can't use the Dial Phone script step.  So, you have to do something else.  You could figure out how to play the correct tones for each number and then play them, but to where?  The computer Speaker?  So you hold the phone up to the speaker?  Not a good solution.  So, I don't find it worthwhile.
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by:noad
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North...

I'm sorry I should have been more to the point.
I want to be able to do this on FMGo...
To some extend I was able to get it working.
Maybe you can help me work the kinks out.
Here is the script

Dail from iPhone using FMGo script
 I would like to eliminate this window

dail phone
and just go straight to this window

just this window
any ideas?
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North2Alaska earned 500 total points
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I noticed a there is a checkbox on the dial phone script step that says Perform with dialog.  What does that do for you?
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by:noad
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huh...
Good question.. let's see what occurs when if unchecked it...
stand by
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by:noad
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Ahhh.

You are wise grasshopper....

Window removed
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by:noad
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North,
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