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I am using the Privatemsg module, Flag module and Rules module.

I wonder if using Rules I could send a private message to all the people who have flagged a specific node when a new comment is posted.

Thus, the flag would act like a subscription for new comments notification.

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  • Is this for D7 ? Jun 5, 2016 at 19:30
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    interesting profile picture ... if I was to update mine in a similar way, I would need 2 such pictures, no? Btw, just fixed some outstanding issue that was still waiting recovery ... Nov 3, 2018 at 11:22

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  1. Create a new rule triggered on After saving a new comment`.
  2. No conditions necessary; set them up only if you require something specific.
  3. Actions:
    • Fetch users who have flagged a node
    • Loop through those users (argument will be populated automatically)
    • Under that loop create a new action "Send a message". This will require you to have "Privatemsg Rules Integrations" module enabled.
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  • ok so I did #1 and #2 for #3 I don't see a "Fetch users who have a flagged a node" see pic --> s28.postimg.org/albqryl7x/flag1.jpg I tried using fetch users who flagged a content and got this screen s7.postimg.org/hkll45g4q/flag2.jpg Then I added a loop s28.postimg.org/68rfy4xkc/flag3.jpg Then under loop I added an action to send message but I get this screen postimg.org/image/vhhly87jh but I don
    – No Sssweat
    Mar 29, 2014 at 12:42
  • ...but I don't know what to put for recipient, it wont let me just use users:
    – No Sssweat
    Mar 29, 2014 at 12:48
  • Just use the list-item - that is the current item in the loop. Mar 29, 2014 at 14:30
  • ah thanks list-item looks like it should be used there, but I'm still not getting any messages, something must be wrong elsewhere humm
    – No Sssweat
    Mar 29, 2014 at 15:01
  • I did this on a clean installation before posting so it should be working without any issues; make sure the flags are enabled for the content type of your node and that you are subscribed to it. Try doing it on a clean install as well. Mar 29, 2014 at 15:30

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