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Hello,

A few questions, but if answered I will award 300 points.

(1) Is is possible to send a data report via email? If so, how can this be accomplished? If not, could somebody offer suggestions on how I can send an email that is properly formatted (columns aligned, etc.).

I have a form that uses tab and spaces between the variables, but it looks "crappy" when a value is very long in length -- it pushes the next column over.

(2) Also, is it possible to get an image file to export with a data report.

Thank you!
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by:cchenoweth
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You can use CDO or CDONTS.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cdo/html/_olemsg_overview_of_cdo.asp?frame=true

You can do all the things you talked about with it.

Personally, I prefer the .NET smtp engine.

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by:especht
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cchenoweth,

Thanks for the suggestion, but is there a way to perform this without using CDONTS?

I have been working on sending the report as an attachment. It works great, but I cannot get the SMTP connection to close.

Thanks again,
especht
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Thanks twalgrave...sounds good to me.

especht
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