Using Different ActiveMailer Templates in v2.02

I’m making a CRM-like system, and I would like to enable users the
ability to define and send out custom emails based on a template.

I used the method outlined here:
http://www.jonathansng.com/ruby-on-rails/rails-send-email-tutorial/

class Postoffice < ActionMailer::Base
def welcome(name, email)
@recipients = “[email protected]
@from = params[:contact][:email]
headers “Reply-to” => “#{email}”
@subject = “Welcome to Add Three”
@sent_on = Time.now
@content_type = “text/html”

body[:name]  = name
body[:email] = email

end
end

where you define a new def for each email template you wish to send out
and then send the mail using

Postoffice.deliver_welcome(@user.name, @user.email)

The problem is it requires the template, in this case
welcome.text.html.erb, to be defined within the actual controller code
(because to deliver you need to use Postoffice.deliver_).

I’d like for the CRM user to be able to define a template to use, I was
planning on using an activerecord to store the actual file where as
Emailtemplate.file could specify which actionmailer view to use, however
I’m having trouble getting the mailer_name() function to work.
mailer_name() is suppose to be able to specify which template to use and
override the default. However I’m not able to find a specific example of
how it should be used. Could anyone provide one?

Another option I thought of was storing the template in the Database and
passing the body as an argument to deliver_welcome, but I’d like to be
able to use the template system of .erb. I’d really appreciate any
suggestions fellow members could provide

–matt

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