How to automatically send a draft in Outlook every time a row is updated in Coda is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Outlook Mail, Coda, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “send draft” action in Outlook Mail for each row changed in Coda using
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Set the Coda trigger as “Row changed”

A playbook always starts with a trigger, which is responsible for detecting changes in your connected applications and responding accordingly.

Add the Coda trigger to initiate your playbook's actions every time a row is updated. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "Row changed" from the dropdown menu under Coda.

If you still need to connect your Coda account to yet, a prompt will guide you through the process.


Add the “Send draft” step in Outlook

Integrate the Outlook automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt sending of a draft email in Outlook every time a row is updated in Coda.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Send draft” automation for Outlook, and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Outlook account still needs to be connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Outlook account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send a draft in Outlook every time a row is updated in Coda without requiring manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button at the header. Before activating, we recommend performing a test run of your playbook to ensure all the steps work seamlessly together.

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