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How can I globally set HTML email signatures, which include unique user data (name, phone number, etc.), without using the command line or a browser plug-in?

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I don't believe there is a way to do it from the Admin console.

However the same effect can be done through the API, specifically the "Updating Signature Settings" call. Through that you can take a dump of user data and create a bunch of calls to this API to overwrite any User signature settings with what you desire to force.

Which is not what you're looking for, as you're looking for a GUI element that takes variables like ${Fullname}. Google hasn't built such a tool, though it clearly is doable given they have an API for it. There may be third party tools that accomplish this.

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I'd looked into the maps api, but found no solution there for setting unique user data - I guess I may have to look into an smtp based solution. – toomanyairmiles Mar 4 '12 at 11:15

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