Posted on 2003-03-06
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Last Modified: 2010-05-01
Hi, im currently writing a prog that requires you to e-mail something. I would like to know the code to:

A) Load the deafult E-mail editor so they can type straight off
B)Be able to put a certain ad. in the to ad.  box
C)Be able to put somewhere in the text, the contents of another txt box i have

This is quite a bigg project, although its not rocket science, i will give fair points for it!
Question by:beauvoir2
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RanaHossain earned 140 total points
ID: 8083297
Private Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" (ByVal hWnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) As Long

use the following line to run the e-mail client.

    ShellExecute 0&, vbNullString, _
           "mailto:" & "Rana Hossain <rana.hossain@ranainside.com>" & _
            "?subject=" & "Reporting errors" & _
            "&from=" & "XXX <xxx@xxx.com>" & _
            "&body=" & _
            RepText.Text & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & _
                    "Error details follows:" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & _
                    "-------------------------------------------------------" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & _
                    errorLog & vbCrLf, _
            vbNullString, "C:\", vbNormal


Author Comment

ID: 8097955
That doesnt seem 2 work..... do i need anything else?

Expert Comment

ID: 8099270
hmm... can't think of anything... do a test by saving an Email from the Email client (as EML file)
double click to see if you can open it..

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