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Can I use Butler to send an email about upcoming checklist deadlines?

I use checklists within cards to assign tasks to team members, and also to assign deadlines to those tasks. I do not assign deadlines to an entire card, because the card contains a checklist with various deadlines.

Is there a way that Butler can send a weekly automated email out to my team reminding them of their upcoming checklist deadlines? This screenshot below shows the calendar command that I'm currently using - and this isn't working. Please help!Screen Shot 2021-01-28 at 3.54.58 PM.png

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Iain Dooley Community Leader Jan 28, 2021

@Abby Dixon Do they really need it as an email? They already have the ability to see any items assigned to them in the Home screen

@Iain Dooley My team consists of all new Trello users. A number of them are also not-so-tech savvy. I'm trying to get them to embrace Trello as a useful tool, but right now I need to remind and encourage as much as possible. A weekly due date email in their inbox would be an ideal way for me to connect them with our Trello board, and remind them to look at it.

@Abby Dixon 

Currently the item due date is not available as a variable so you will not be able to use it from within Butler. Likewise there is a earliest due item date on the card as a badge with is also currently not available expose as a variable. Furthermore Butler actions following calendar trigger is a lot less it does handle email using a report variable but a way has to be expose the  earliest due so that it can be include in the email. 
All of the above as a solution in Butler action HTTP request but it does involving some programming. If this is business critical, do dm me (see profile for info)

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