I am using MAPI controls to send emails with attachments.Getting "Attachment not found error" when file exists.

Posted on 2003-03-19
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Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I have a form with the 2 mapi controls and I am trying to send attachments
across.It works fine for messages with text but does not work when I try
to send attachments(unspecified error 32002).I've tried whatever the Microsoft
support base said I shud do and all the tips listed on this site.I know the file
exists because its created by a function just prior to the MAPI call.
I can see it on the system and access it.I tried App.path and the file name
too(just in case I was giving a wrong path)but that didnt work.What do I do??
Also I need a receipt that the file has been receieved so I used the .msgreceiptrequested
property.Is there any other way this can be done?And yes can I please please get
those irritating Outlook boxes that pop up at ResolveName and Send to disappear?

Waiting for expert help.
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rafsalman earned 210 total points
ID: 8172753
If you are talking about the outlook box that comes up which says that "another application is trying to send an email", Send/Don't Send, then that is a setting in the mail options of Outlook (usually a security setting - e.g. warn me if other applications try and send mail as me).  If you must get rid of it then either manually turn this off, or switch the registry setting which controls this.

Other pop-ups - depends on what you mean.

For attaching a file should use something like

MAPIMessages.AttachmentPathName = DatabaseToSend


DatabaseToSend = mstrDatabasePath & "Filename.mdb"


mstrDatabasePath = "c:\raf\raf_app\Databases\"

or if in app path

mstrDatabasePath = CurDir & "\Databases\"

MAPIMessages.Send ShowMessageDialog

Where ShowMessageDialog is boolean variable indicating whether you want to allow user to set email properties.

Finally, make sure file being opened is not being accessed when you want to attach it - i.e. it is not open, and connection to it if database is also closed.


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Author Comment

ID: 8242709
Thanks,that seemed to work!!!Was shifted to some other job so could not update everyone on this.Sorry for that and thanks again!

Expert Comment

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Great glad to help ;)


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