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Magento Version: 1.5.0.1

I’m not sure when this feature was added. It’s there in 1.5.0.1 and might be in previous version.

The phtml template file for your system emails are located in

app/locale/en_US/template/email/

However, you don’t want to edit these files. Instead, go to

System -> Transactional Emails

This UI will let you create a copy of the email in the Admin Console.

Then, if you go to

System -> Configuration

Each email has a config option somewhere that will let you choose a template. For example

System -> Configuration -> Email a Friend -> Select Email Template

This is a perfect place to use my free System Config Search extension.

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Originally Posted: 13th June 2011