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i can send an email fine using the winsock control, but i cannot figure out how to attach a file to the mail. can you please help me with this?
p.s. sorry for the 4 points
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SMTP attachment example can be found at
http://www.tair.freeservers.com/vb/base64.html
p.s. sorry for URL only.
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SMTP attachment example can be found at
http://www.tair.freeservers.com/
p.s. sorry for URL only.
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Function SendAttachedEmail(ToEmailAddress As String, Subject As String, BodyOfEmail As String, CCEmailAddress As String, ConfirmDelivery As Boolean, ConfirmRead As Boolean, CC_ThisMessage As Boolean, AddressOfAttachedMent As String) As Boolean
    Dim olApp As New Outlook.Application
    Dim MyMailItem As Outlook.MailItem
    Set MyMailItem = olApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)
    MyMailItem.To = ToEmailAddress
    MyMailItem.Subject = Subject
    MyMailItem.Body = BodyOfEmail
    If Not IsNull(CCEmailAddress) And Len(CCEmailAddress) > 0 Then MyMailItem.CC = CCEmailAddress
    If ConfirmDelivery = True Or ConfirmRead = True Then MyMailItem.OriginatorDeliveryReportRequested = True
    If Not IsNull(AddressOfAttachedMent) And Len(AddressOfAttachedMent) > 0 Then
        MyMailItem.Attachments.Add AddressOfAttachedMent, olByValue, 1, AddressOfAttachedMent
    End If
    Dim fdInbox As Outlook.MAPIFolder
    Dim nsMAPI As Outlook.NameSpace
    Set nsMAPI = olApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")
    Set fdInbox = nsMAPI.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
    Dim exp As Outlook.Explorer
    If exp Is Nothing Then
        Set exp = fdInbox.GetExplorer
    Else
        Set exp.CurrentFolder = fdInbox
    End If
    MyMailItem.Save
    MyMailItem.Send
    SendAttachedEmail = True
End Function

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whats "Outlook"?
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by:Slightly_Imperfect
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I use a mapi control to send email with attachments!!  all you need to do is add MAPI controls on your form in components!!! and apply this code

 MAPISess1.DownLoadMail = False
           MAPISess1.LogonUI = False
           MAPISess1.Action = SESSION_SIGNON
           MAPIMess1.SessionID = MAPISess1.SessionID
           MAPIMess1.Compose
           MAPIMess1.MsgIndex = -1
           MAPIMess1.RecipType = 1
           MAPIMess1.RecipDisplayName = "michael_oconner@clearwater-consulting.co.uk"
           MAPIMess1.AddressResolveUI = False
           MAPIMess1.ResolveName
           MAPIMess1.MsgSubject = "Ellis and Everard weekly events email"
           MAPIMess1.MsgNoteText = Space(6) & vbCrLf & _
           "This Document contains Events that have Occured at Ellis and" & vbCrLf & _
           "In the previous Month"
              With MAPIMess1
               .AttachmentIndex = 0
               .AttachmentPosition = 0
               .AttachmentPathName = ("c:\download\ellis.doc")
               If attached_flag = True Then
                 .AttachmentIndex = 1
                 .AttachmentPosition = 1
                 .AttachmentPathName = ("c:\download\eande\monthly\" + Month_Name + "_changes.doc")
               End If
               End With
            MAPIMess1.Send False
            MAPISess1.Action = SESSION_SIGNOFF
            MAPISess1.DownLoadMail = True
            MAPISess1.Action = SESSION_SIGNON
            MAPISess1.Action = SESSION_SIGNOFF
            frmEmail.Text1 = frmEmail.Text1 + "Monthly Ellis & Everade report was sent at " & Format(Now, "long time") + Chr(13) + Chr(10)
            document_exists = True


Here are the variables i used !!!
Const SESSION_SIGNOFF = 2
Const SESSION_SIGNON = 1
Const RECIPTYPE_NO = 1
Const MESSAGE_COMPOSE = 6
Const MESSAGE_SEND = 3
Const MESSAGE_RESOLVENAME = 13



You will need to have microsoft Outlook set up and open but this code works no problems. Every time you want to add a new attachment


                 .AttachmentIndex = 1
                 .AttachmentPosition = 1
                 .AttachmentPathName = ("c:\download\eande\monthly\" + Month_Name + "_changes.doc")

increment the index and position by one!!! oh and change the space(6)

Hope this helps!!!

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by:ATM
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Here is attachment MIME example:

             outBuffer = outBuffer & "From: ATM" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "To: EXEX" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "Subject: " & Subject_Text & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "MIME-Version: 1.0" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)

           If Attach_File_Name <> "" Then
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "Content-Type: multipart/mixed;" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "              boundary=tair_iyi_cocuktur_lo_00023" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "This is a multi-part message in MIME format." & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             outBuffer = outBuffer & "--tair_iyi_cocuktur_lo_00023" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
           End If

              outBuffer = outBuffer & "Content-Type: text/html" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & mail_Body & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              WS_SMTP.SendData outBuffer
              outBuffer = ""

           If Attach_File_Name <> "" Then
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "--tair_iyi_cocuktur_lo_00023" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "Content-Type: application/octet-stream;" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "    Name=" & Attach_File_Name & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "Content-Disposition: attachment;" & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "    FileName=" & Attach_File_Name & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
             For zu = 0 To Attach_length - 1
              outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(Attach_File(zu))
             Next
              outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              outBuffer = outBuffer & "--tair_iyi_cocuktur_lo_00023"
            End If
              outBuffer = outBuffer & Chr(13) & Chr(10) & "." & Chr(13) & Chr(10)
              WS_SMTP.SendData outBuffer
         End If

Attach_File(zu) is a string array include Your file bytes. Bytes which You load from file ...
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by:johnnyeses
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im not very good at vb as u can tell. how do i load the file bytes, and how do i get the attach_length?
thx
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