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Creating a new e-mail from Delphi

I have got an application, where following procedure works fine with MS I.E. ver. 4, but after upgrading to ver. 5. it doesn't work any more. Everything (To, Cc, Bcc, Subject and Content) is placed in the To-field in the e-mail.
Anybody got an idea, what I have to change?

function TForm1.CreateMail( sSubject : string; rgTo, rgCc, rgBcc, rgContent : TStrings ) : Boolean;
var
  sTo, sCc, sBcc, sContent, sURL : string;

  function LinesToStr( rgs : TStrings; const sDelim : string ) : string;
  var
    iIndex          : Integer;
  begin
    Result := '';
    for iIndex := 0 to rgs.Count - 1 do
    begin
      Result := Result + rgs[ iIndex ];
      if ( iIndex < rgs.Count - 1 ) then Result := Result + sDelim;
    end;
  end;

begin
  Result := False;
  if not ( Assigned( rgTo ) and Assigned( rgCc ) and Assigned( rgBcc ) and Assigned( rgContent ) )
    then Exit;
  sTo := LinesToStr( rgTo, '; ' );
  sBcc := LinesToStr( rgBcc, '; ' );
  sCc := LinesToStr( rgCc, '; ' );
  sContent := LinesToStr( rgContent, '%0D%0A' );
  sURL := 'mailto:' + sTo;
  if ( sBcc <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&bcc=' + sBcc;
  if ( sCc <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&cc=' + sCc;
  if ( sSubject <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&subject=' + sSubject;
  if ( sContent <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&body=' + sContent;
  Result := ShellExecute( 0, 'Open', PChar( sURL ), nil, nil, SW_SHOWNORMAL ) > 32;
end;
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rainbowsoftware
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rainbowsoftware
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EpsylonCommented:
Use this:

function TForm1.CreateMail( sSubject : string; rgTo, rgCc, rgBcc, rgContent : TStrings ) : Boolean;
var
  sTo, sCc, sBcc, sContent, sURL : string;

  function LinesToStr( rgs : TStrings; const sDelim : string ) : string;
  var
    iIndex          : Integer;
  begin
    Result := '';
    for iIndex := 0 to rgs.Count - 1 do
    begin
      Result := Result + rgs[ iIndex ];
      if ( iIndex < rgs.Count - 1 ) then Result := Result + sDelim;
    end;
  end;

begin
  Result := False;
  if not ( Assigned( rgTo ) and Assigned( rgCc ) and Assigned( rgBcc ) and Assigned( rgContent ) )
    then Exit;
  sTo := LinesToStr( rgTo, '; ' );
  sBcc := LinesToStr( rgBcc, '; ' );
  sCc := LinesToStr( rgCc, '; ' );
  sContent := LinesToStr( rgContent, '%0D%0A' );
  sURL := 'mailto:' + sTo;
  if ( sCc <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '?cc=' + sCc;
  if ( sBcc <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&bcc=' + sBcc;
  if ( sSubject <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&subject=' + sSubject;
  if ( sContent <> '' ) then sURL := sURL + '&body=' + sContent;
  Memo2.Text := sURL;
  Result := ShellExecute( 0, 'Open', PChar( sURL ), nil, nil, SW_SHOWNORMAL ) > 32;
end;


Regards,

Epsylon.
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EpsylonCommented:
Are you still there?
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rainbowsoftwareAuthor Commented:
Thanks a lot, now it works.
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