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"Echo"ing an External Command as a FrontlineSMS command
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I am working on creating various scripts that will interact with the exported csv file that FrontlineSMS creates and I am having problems with the following..Shouldn't this External Command work and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Florence Scialom Jan 10, 2012.

Keyword - External Command - Python Script Anomaly
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Well this one has driven me crazy for a little more than a day.  Can someone confirm that that this is a problem.With command as: python /home/user/test1.pyresponse type: plain textMessage contains:…Continue

Tags: Keyword, Command, External, python

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Anderson Jan 9, 2012.

Messages staying in inbox and not going to clickatel
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Hello all,Here is my latest chalange. I successfully used a clickatel API account for a group of outgoing messages about a month ago, but this time when I tried to send out, they just sit in the…Continue

Tags: problem, clickatel, inbox

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Stout Jun 9, 2011.

Problem: Keywords with clickatel
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Hello All,Here is something interesting. If I create a keyword while my modem is set "Use for sending" and Clickatel service is disconnected, then change to set Clickatel to "Use for sending" and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Anderson Mar 10, 2011.

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Florence Scialom replied to Tom Stout's discussion "Echo"ing an External Command as a FrontlineSMS command
"Hi Tom, Its really great to hear that Alex's tips helped here, and that this is now working for you - thanks for letting us know! \o/ All the Best Flo"
Jan 10, 2012
Laura Walker Hudson replied to Tom Stout's discussion "Echo"ing an External Command as a FrontlineSMS command
"Hi Tom Thanks for posting! Our developer team are on holiday for the next day or so but I'll ask them to have a look when they're back. In the mean time, it may be  that someone else in the community can help. Hope it's ok to…"
Jan 1, 2012
Tom Stout replied to Tom Stout's discussion Messages staying in inbox and not going to clickatel
"FANTASTIC! Just removed the "o" with the accent from the message and "BINGO" all messages sent out without a problem. Will the development team be working toward a UTF-8 or other broader encoding compatability? Sometimes we…"
Jun 3, 2011
Tom Stout replied to Tom Stout's discussion Messages staying in inbox and not going to clickatel
"Bizarre indeed!  Here is what I have done. Exported contacts Uninstalled FSMS Deleted the directory and all config files in AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/FrontlineSMS Re-installed FSMS Imported contacts Re-configured for clickatel…"
Jun 2, 2011
Tom Stout replied to Tom Stout's discussion Messages staying in inbox and not going to clickatel
"More info that might help us solve this problem. In the message tab if I right click on a message that was previously sent successfully, and chose re-send, then the message goes to clickatel and is delivered. If however I go to the contacts tab and…"
Jun 1, 2011
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Messages staying in inbox and not going to clickatel

Hello all,Here is my latest chalange. I successfully used a clickatel API account for a group of outgoing messages about a month ago, but this time when I tried to send out, they just sit in the "inbox" and are never delivered. Any suggestions about how to push these messages to clickatel. FYI, my firewall is disabledThanksTomSee More
Jun 1, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Tom Stout's discussion Problem: Keywords with clickatel
"Hi Tom,Can you confirm the actions that are assigned to each different keyword?   I think it may be a bug relating to what the different keywords are doing rather than when they were created.  Hopefully we can get to the bottom of this…"
Mar 10, 2011
Alex Anderson replied to Tom Stout's discussion Problem: Keywords with clickatel
"Hi Tom,   Is your Clickatell working at all?  Clickatell should be used in preference to your modem for sending, so if Clickatell is not working, this would explain the behaviour you're seeing.  If Clickatell *is* generally…"
Mar 7, 2011
Tom Stout replied to Tom Stout's discussion Giving Groups a Manager
"Thanks Morgan, I see what you mean in you explanation, but step 3.b in you example (I think) sends a message to the whole group. In my example the message is only sent to one person, that being the group's manager. This is the reason for the…"
Dec 2, 2010
Tom Stout replied to Murtaza Ali's discussion GPS phone information
"You could try an app like this: http://download.cnet.com/SMSLocationFrog-SMS-your-GPS-Coordinates/3000-2056_4-10917687.html and just text yourself the coordinates. This is for a windows mobile phone, but I bet something like this is ported to others."
Dec 1, 2010
Tom Stout replied to Tom Stout's discussion (No Form) bug is back
"Hello, Did you put a # sign in front of the line that starts "forms.message.handler=com.masabi.frontline..." then save the file. You might re-open the file to see if it sticks. The other thing is to make these changes while FrontlineSMS…"
May 4, 2010
Morgan Belkadi replied to Tom Stout's discussion (No Form) bug is back
"Glad to hear that, Tom! We'll remain available if you have any question :-) Best, Morgan \o/"
Apr 30, 2010
kiwanja replied to Tom Stout's discussion (No Form) bug is back
"Hi Ananth Disabling Forms fixes the keyword issue (see the comment from Tom below). Make the change to that file and then restart FrontlineSMS and you should be fine. We'll be in touch with the users once final testing of the new version is…"
Apr 29, 2010
kiwanja replied to Tom Stout's discussion (No Form) bug is back
"Hi Tom The "Properties" folder is in your user folder. You can find the full path to it if you go to the "Help" menu in FrontlineSMS ("Configuration folder" option, or something!). If you're using Windows…"
Apr 24, 2010
kiwanja replied to Tom Stout's discussion (No Form) bug is back
"Hi Tom I'm assuming you're using version 1.5.8 there. If so, the bug has been fixed and will be released when version 1.6 is made available in the next week or so. To fix this temporarily, there's a solution…"
Apr 24, 2010

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