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Creating an email message using VB6

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I want to create a button to open a new email message with the subject and email address filled in.  Can any one help me please?
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Question by:sgundrum
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by:Marine
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What are you using to send email ? MAPI ? CDONTS ? Other Services ? Give information.
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by:sgundrum
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this will be for people using internet mail, outlook express and outlook under 95/98 and possible NT
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Use Microsoft MAPI Controls
(Add in the component, C:\windows\system\MSMAPI32.OCX)

On the button click, put command :
<mapictrlname>.compose
<mapictrlname>.send true

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If you have a webserver installed then you can adopt to this code.

dim objMail as Object' I am using late bound since i don't know if i can create CDONTS with New Keword
Set objMail = CreateObject("CDONTS.NewMail")
objMail.From "yourcompanyname@cp.com"
objMail.TO text1.text ' send mail to
objMail.Subject text2.text 'subj message
objMail.Body Text3.text 'body message
objMail.Send 'Method to send Mail.
Set objMail = nothing 'Kill Reference.
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