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schedule email to send file attachment

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here's a tricky one:

i want to send a file (excel spreadsheet) as an attachement 2 times a day at the same time. is there a way to schedule this? i know nothing about scheduling with cf.  i have managed to find the scheduler part of the cf admin though ;-)
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by:Tacobell777
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Create a page that contains <CFMAIL> and performs the action of sending the email with the attachment, put it on the web, schedule the url to run on the specified time.

What are the issues you are having? Which part is not clear?
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by:phillystyle123
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ok - i understand - do i have to have a form insert the file to the cfmail page or how do i actually perform the action???
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by:Tacobell777
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<cfmail from = "you@domain.com" To = "him@domain.com" Subject = "Attachment">
   Text
   <cfmailparam file = "c:\whatever.txt" type="text/plain">
   <cfmailparam file = "c:\whatever.gif" type="image/gif">
</cfmail>
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by:anandkp
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hi,

<CFMAIL FROM="anandkp@domain.com" To="phillystyle@domain.com" Subject="See
Important Attachments and Reply">
    <CFMAILPARAM FILE="c:\work\excel.xls"> <!--- physical path of the file to be attached --->
</CFMAIL>

Schedule this file in ur CFScheduler in CFADMIN.

incase u need more help - just ask !

K'Rgds
Anand
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Tacobell777 earned 75 total points
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Anand, what exactly is different in what you are saying from what I am saying?
Just wondering, incase I am missing something, or gave a wrong answer..
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by:anandkp
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yes - if u see the time - u'll know -what has happened [we submitted answeres at the same time & u were "1 minute" ahead]
I was abt to apologise for it - but thought u wld have been smart enough to have understood that by urself ...

but since u have mentioned it - I AM SORRY FOR DUPLICATING UR COMMENT!

phillystyle123 : pls IGNORE my COMMENT ... as u can see its a replica of Tacobell !

K'Rgds
Anand
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by:Tacobell777
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Damn it, you are right, I aplogize... Had a bad day at work.....
Will you forgive me ;-))
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