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URGENT !!!!!!!.clientside attachments for sending mails

prasanna_be_eee
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hello everybody,
    can anyone please tell me how to accept client side attachments for sending mails.

i am using the following class file.it works perfectly except that it does'nt aacept clientside files as attchments.
when i try to attch a file from my harddisk (c:\hai.gif)
it looks into the servers physical path and says,file not found.

//////// call ///////////////////
 $m= new Mail; // create the mail
        $m->From("prasanna_be_eee@yahoo.com" );
        $m->To( "prasanna_be_eee@yahoo.com" );
        $m->Subject( "the subject of the mail" );
        $message= "Hello world!\nthis is a test of the Mail class\nplease ignore\nThanks.";
        $m->Body($message);     // set the body
        $m->Cc("stephen_albert@hotmail.com");
        $m->Bcc("stephen@hotmail.com");
        $m->Priority(4) ;       // set the priority to Low
        $m->Attach("images/laser.gif,image/gif") ;      // attach a file of type image/gif
        $m->Send();     // send the mail
        echo "the mail below has been sent:<br><pre>", $m->Get(), "</pre>";


/////// class starts here ///////
class Mail
{
        /*
        list of To addresses
        @var    array
        */
        var $sendto = array();
        /*
        @var    array
        */
        var $acc = array();
        /*
        @var    array
        */
        var $abcc = array();
        /*
        paths of attached files
        @var array
        */
        var $aattach = array();
        /*
        list of message headers
        @var array
        */
        var $xheaders = array();
        /*
        message priorities referential
        @var array
        */
        var $priorities = array( '1 (Highest)', '2 (High)', '3 (Normal)', '4 (Low)', '5 (Lowest)' );
        /*
        character set of message
        @var string
        */
        var $charset = "us-ascii";
        var $ctencoding = "7bit";
        var $receipt = 0;


/*

        Mail contructor

*/

function Mail()
{
        $this->autoCheck( true );
        $this->boundary= "--" . md5( uniqid("myboundary") );
}


/*

activate or desactivate the email addresses validator
ex: autoCheck( true ) turn the validator on
by default autoCheck feature is on

@param boolean  $bool set to true to turn on the auto validation
@access public
*/
function autoCheck( $bool )
{
        if( $bool )
                $this->checkAddress = true;
        else
                $this->checkAddress = false;
}


/*

Define the subject line of the email
@param string $subject any monoline string

*/
function Subject( $subject )
{
        $this->xheaders['Subject'] = strtr( $subject, "\r\n" , "  " );
}


/*

set the sender of the mail
@param string $from should be an email address

*/

function From( $from )
{

        if( ! is_string($from) ) {
                echo "Class Mail: error, From is not a string";
                exit;
        }
        $this->xheaders['From'] = $from;
}

/*
 set the Reply-to header
 @param string $email should be an email address

*/
function ReplyTo( $address )
{

        if( ! is_string($address) )
                return false;

        $this->xheaders["Reply-To"] = $address;

}


/*
add a receipt to the mail ie.  a confirmation is returned to the "From" address (or "ReplyTo" if defined)
when the receiver opens the message.

@warning this functionality is *not* a standard, thus only some mail clients are compliants.

*/

function Receipt()
{
        $this->receipt = 1;
}


/*
set the mail recipient
@param string $to email address, accept both a single address or an array of addresses

*/

function To( $to )
{

        // TODO : test validité sur to
        if( is_array( $to ) )
                $this->sendto= $to;
        else
                $this->sendto[] = $to;

        if( $this->checkAddress == true )
                $this->CheckAdresses( $this->sendto );

}


/*              Cc()
 *              set the CC headers ( carbon copy )
 *              $cc : email address(es), accept both array and string
 */

function Cc( $cc )
{
        if( is_array($cc) )
                $this->acc= $cc;
        else
                $this->acc[]= $cc;

        if( $this->checkAddress == true )
                $this->CheckAdresses( $this->acc );

}



/*              Bcc()
 *              set the Bcc headers ( blank carbon copy ).
 *              $bcc : email address(es), accept both array and string
 */

function Bcc( $bcc )
{
        if( is_array($bcc) ) {
                $this->abcc = $bcc;
        } else {
                $this->abcc[]= $bcc;
        }

        if( $this->checkAddress == true )
                $this->CheckAdresses( $this->abcc );
}


/*              Body( text [, charset] )
 *              set the body (message) of the mail
 *              define the charset if the message contains extended characters (accents)
 *              default to us-ascii
 *              $mail->Body( "mél en français avec des accents", "iso-8859-1" );
 */
function Body( $body, $charset="" )
{
        $this->body = $body;

        if( $charset != "" ) {
                $this->charset = strtolower($charset);
                if( $this->charset != "us-ascii" )
                        $this->ctencoding = "8bit";
        }
}


/*              Organization( $org )
 *              set the Organization header
 */

function Organization( $org )
{
        if( trim( $org != "" )  )
                $this->xheaders['Organization'] = $org;
}


/*              Priority( $priority )
 *              set the mail priority
 *              $priority : integer taken between 1 (highest) and 5 ( lowest )
 *              ex: $mail->Priority(1) ; => Highest
 */

function Priority( $priority )
{
        if( ! intval( $priority ) )
                return false;

        if( ! isset( $this->priorities[$priority-1]) )
                return false;

        $this->xheaders["X-Priority"] = $this->priorities[$priority-1];

        return true;

}


/*
 Attach a file to the mail

 @param string $filename : path of the file to attach
 @param string $filetype : MIME-type of the file. default to 'application/x-unknown-content-type'
 @param string $disposition : instruct the Mailclient to display the file if possible ("inline") or always as a link ("attach
ment") possible values are "inline", "attachment"
 */

function Attach( $filename, $filetype = "", $disposition = "inline" )
{
        // TODO : si filetype="", alors chercher dans un tablo de MT connus / extension du fichier
        if( $filetype == "" )
                $filetype = "application/x-unknown-content-type";

        $this->aattach[] = $filename;
        $this->actype[] = $filetype;
        $this->adispo[] = $disposition;
}

/*

Build the email message

@access protected

*/
function BuildMail()
{

        // build the headers
        $this->headers = "";
//      $this->xheaders['To'] = implode( ", ", $this->sendto );

        if( count($this->acc) > 0 )
                $this->xheaders['CC'] = implode( ", ", $this->acc );

        if( count($this->abcc) > 0 )
                $this->xheaders['BCC'] = implode( ", ", $this->abcc );


        if( $this->receipt ) {
                if( isset($this->xheaders["Reply-To"] ) )
                        $this->xheaders["Disposition-Notification-To"] = $this->xheaders["Reply-To"];
                else
                        $this->xheaders["Disposition-Notification-To"] = $this->xheaders['From'];
        }

        if( $this->charset != "" ) {
                $this->xheaders["Mime-Version"] = "1.0";
                $this->xheaders["Content-Type"] = "text/plain; charset=$this->charset";
                $this->xheaders["Content-Transfer-Encoding"] = $this->ctencoding;
        }

        $this->xheaders["X-Mailer"] = "Php/libMailv1.3";

        // include attached files
        if( count( $this->aattach ) > 0 ) {
                $this->_build_attachement();
        } else {
                $this->fullBody = $this->body;
        }

        reset($this->xheaders);
        while( list( $hdr,$value ) = each( $this->xheaders )  ) {
                if( $hdr != "Subject" )
                        $this->headers .= "$hdr: $value\n";
        }


}

/*
        fornat and send the mail
        @access public

*/
function Send()
{
        $this->BuildMail();

        $this->strTo = implode( ", ", $this->sendto );

        // envoie du mail
        $res = @mail( $this->strTo, $this->xheaders['Subject'], $this->fullBody, $this->headers );
        print "!!$res!!";
        return $res;
}



/*
 *              return the whole e-mail , headers + message
 *              can be used for displaying the message in plain text or logging it
 */

function Get()
{
        $this->BuildMail();
        $mail = "To: " . $this->strTo . "\n";
        $mail .= $this->headers . "\n";
        $mail .= $this->fullBody;
        return $mail;
}


/*
        check an email address validity
        @access public
        @param string $address : email address to check
        @return true if email adress is ok
 */

function ValidEmail($address)
{
        if( ereg( ".*<(.+)>", $address, $regs ) ) {
                $address = $regs[1];
        }
        if(ereg( "^[^@  ]+@([a-zA-Z0-9\-]+\.)+([a-zA-Z0-9\-]{2}|net|com|gov|mil|org|edu|int)\$",$address) )
                return true;
        else
                return false;
}


/*

        check validity of email addresses
        @param  array $aad -
        @return if unvalid, output an error message and exit, this may -should- be customized

 */

function CheckAdresses( $aad )
{
        for($i=0;$i< count( $aad); $i++ ) {
                if( ! $this->ValidEmail( $aad[$i]) ) {
                        echo "Class Mail, method Mail : invalid address $aad[$i]";
                        exit;
                }
        }
}


/*
 check and encode attach file(s) . internal use only
 @access private
*/

function _build_attachement()
{

        $this->xheaders["Content-Type"] = "multipart/mixed;\n boundary=\"$this->boundary\"";

        $this->fullBody = "This is a multi-part message in MIME format.\n--$this->boundary\n";
        $this->fullBody .= "Content-Type: text/plain; charset=$this->charset\nContent-Transfer-Encoding: $this->ctencoding\n\
n" . $this->body ."\n";

        $sep= chr(13) . chr(10);

        $ata= array();
        $k=0;

        // for each attached file, do...
        for( $i=0; $i < count( $this->aattach); $i++ ) {

                $filename = $this->aattach[$i];
                $basename = basename($filename);
                $ctype = $this->actype[$i];     // content-type
                $disposition = $this->adispo[$i];

                if( ! file_exists( $filename) ) {
                        echo "Class Mail, method attach : file $filename can't be found"; exit;
                }
                $subhdr= "--$this->boundary\nContent-type: $ctype;\n name=\"$basename\"\nContent-Transfer-Encoding: base64\nC
ontent-Disposition: $disposition;\n  filename=\"$basename\"\n";
                $ata[$k++] = $subhdr;
                // non encoded line length
                $linesz= filesize( $filename)+1;
                $fp= fopen( $filename, 'r' );
                $ata[$k++] = chunk_split(base64_encode(fread( $fp, $linesz)));
                fclose($fp);
        }
        $this->fullBody .= implode($sep, $ata);
}


}
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e-Mail scripts are being processed and sent from the server so to my knowledge you cannot attach a file from the clientside unless you pass it to the server script with a form using <input type=file name=myfile>.
Should:
$m->Attach("images/laser.gif,image/gif")

not be:
$m->Attach("images/laser.gif","image/gif")

??

Maybe its looking for a file called "images/laser.gif,image/gif" and you're trying to send the file "images/laser.gif"
Also, andriv is right that you cannot use this script to upload a file from the clientside. You'll need to set up a form to do this first, once the file is om the server you can attach it to your email.
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