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I am trying to use lotus notes from a vb6 application, but with little luck.  I have already tried the MAPI control but it only gets as far as

Session.SignOn

then asks to set outlook as the default mail client.
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TimCottee earned 600 total points
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The following code is posted with full respect to Waty who supplied it to me in the first place.

' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
' * Programmer Name  : Waty Thierry
' * Web Site         : www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/ 
' * E-Mail           : waty.thierry@usa.net
' * Date             : 7/07/99
' * Time             : 12:48
' **********************************************************************
' * Comments         : Create Attachment file in Lotus Notes
' *
' *
' **********************************************************************

Public Function CreateAttachment(DBName As String, DocId As String, AttachmentPath As String) As Boolean

   Dim session As Object
   Dim db As Object
   Dim doc As Object
   Dim Ob As Object
   Dim rtitem As Object 'NotesRichTextItem
   Set session = CreateObject("Notes.NotesSession")
   Set db = session.GetDatabase("", DBName)
   Set doc = db.GetDocumentByUNID(DocId)
   Set rtitem = doc.CreateRichTextItem("Attachment")
   Set Ob = rtitem.EmbedObject (EMBED_ATTACHMENT, "", AttachmentPath)
   Call doc.Save(True, False)
   Dim ws As Object
   Set ws = CreateObject("Notes.NotesUIWorkspace")
   Call ws.EditDocument(True, doc)

End Function

' #VBIDEUtils#************************************************************
' * Programmer Name  : David Henderson
' * Web Site         : www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/6311/ 
' * E-Mail           : waty.thierry@usa.net
' * Date             : 09/09/1999
' * Time             : 13:57
' **********************************************************************
' * Comments         : Sending a mail message to Lotus Notes
' *
' * declare objects for notes objects
' *
' **********************************************************************
Dim session As Object, db As Object, doc As Object, rtobject As Object
Dim rtitem As Object

Dim user As String, server As String, mailfile As String

Rem get a handle to a notes session
Set session = CreateObject("notes.notessession")

user = session.UserName
server = session.GetEnvironmentString("MailServer", True)
mailfile = session.GetEnvironmentString("MailFile", True)
Set db = session.getdatabase(server, mailfile)
Set doc = db.createdocument()    doc.Form = "Memo"
'    doc.SendTo = "david henderson@sehe.com"    doc.sendto = txtTo
'    doc.Subject = "notes mail created from vb"    doc.subject = txtSubject
'   the following lines are only needed when attaching files
'Set rtitem = doc.CreateRichTextItem("body")    doc.body = txtBody

Call doc.Send(False)'   clean up after ourselves    Set session = Nothing
Set db = Nothing    Set doc = Nothing

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Top notch.
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