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How to launch default email client?

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I am writing a program, it generate
a report at c:\temp\myreport.htm,
how to launch user's default email
client and automatically attach it when
user press a button?

Thanks

Shekou
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Try this app from Simonet AKA Alex (source included):

http://www.bhnet.com.br/~simonet/archive/mapimail.zip
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>Simonet AKA Alex

I guess it's the other way around, Epsylon!
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I think both ways are right...
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Is there any simple way use shellexecute
to implement that?

Rgds

Shekou
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Not when you want to attach files.
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Find  a command like this:
ShellExecute( 0, 'Open', PChar('mailto:somebody@somewhere.com?Subject=Hey!&body=Test ), nil, nil, SW_SHOWNORMAL )
It seems could use ?Subject and &body automatically fill Subject and body field, which parameter used for attachement?

Rgds

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Like I said, you can't use attachments this way...
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Epsylon is right.

By using ShellExecute you cannot attach files to the e-mail.  Only by handling MapiSendMail directly you can attach files.

shekou, please read the question again.

Alex
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OK, thanks, I tried MAPISendmail, it
works.

Rgds

Shekou
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