how to open email and pass in text from Oracle Forms 6i ?

Hi,

I'd like to place a button on my Form which when pressed opens Outlook and pastes some text from the Form into the email body.

Whats the best way to do this ?

Rgds

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comradecAsked:
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musduCommented:
Hi,

create a button on your form and copy-paste following code.

regards

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DECLARE

  -- check path of your outlook.exe on your PC ! ! !
 
  vOutlookExe VARCHAR2(300) := 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE -c IPM.Note /m ';
  vTO VARCHAR2(100) := 'musdu@yahoo.com';
  vCC VARCHAR2(100) := 'someone@yahoo.com';
  vBCC VARCHAR2(100) := 'someoneelse@yahoo.com';
  vSubject VARCHAR2(300) := 'This is subject of my mail';
  vBody VARCHAR2(2000) := 'This is body of my mail. ';
 
BEGIN

  Host(
    vOutlookExe||
    '"mailto:'||vTO||
    '?cc='||vCC||                                                -- if you don't want a cc, comment this line
    '&bcc='||vBCC||                                          -- if you don't want a bcc, comment this line
    '&subject='||vSubject||                  -- if you don't want a subject, comment this line
    '&body='||vBody||                                    -- if you don't want a body, comment this line
    '"'
  );

END;
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comradecAuthor Commented:
Thanks Musdu,

Thats exactly what I want.

Cheers

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