Background: SharePoint 2007 servers with Site Collection Admin access, using SPD 2007.
While attempting to build email body and subject line text using Dynamic text action in a workflow, I can add a look-up to a field (defined as People/Groups) to return a value for the email text. While this does give that correct reference to the Person,
the returned value is the Account value, not the Name value.
Example Text Returned: ...a new vaation request has been submitted by
Domain\JSmith for your review and approval...
Desired Text Returned: ...a new vaation request has been submitted by
John Smith for your review and approval...
In the People and Groups: User Information page it show the following fields:
Given that I can see that the standard built-in Task Notification emails used in SharePoint 2007 show the Name, not the Account, I'm wondering how/if I can do the same in my dynamic string look-up.
Looking at the XOML XML code I see the lookup, and I'm not disuaded by editng the code by hand (by opening as XML in SPD) instead of the using the SPD GUI for this.
Here's how the look-up is coded by the SPD GUI:
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