Populate cc field based on dropdown list values

I know this question has been posted before, but I'm very new at this, and the answers I've found so far are over my head.
I'm trying to create a submit button that will not only e-mail to a specific address, but also carbon copy someone when their name is selected in a drop-down list on the form.
I don't know much about javascript - and that seems to be the way to get this done - but I don't know the syntax or where to enter the JS to get this functionality. The field I am using is called 'Supervisor1', and I've assigned values (e-mail addresses) to each of the names in the drop-down.
Can someone help me get this done?
Thanks in advance!

Hi,
this scenario is not covered by the macro, but it's not that complicated to handle.
1. Select the button with the script you generated with the macro.
2. Now wrap the mail function into an if-expression.
This sample checks if var0 or var1 is null.
var var0 = xfa.resolveNode("Formular1.#subform.Dropdown1").rawValue;
var var1 = xfa.resolveNode("Formular1.#subform.Textfield1").rawValue;
if (var0 === null || var1 === null) {
          xfa.host.messageBox("Please select an item from the drop down box first!");
} else {
          event.target.mailDoc({
                    bUI: false,
                    cTo: var1,
                    cCc: var0,
                    cBcc: '',
                    cSubject: 'Testmail',
                    cMsg: 'Hello,\n\nhere is the final form data. \n\nKind regards\nMe'

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