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Sending emails using VBA as a background process.

Hi Experts.,

I want to write a program in VBA to send emails and display a message box.I can do it by pressing a button in a form.
But my requirement is to send emails and display messagebox as a background process.Without user interaction.
I want to put that into a windows schedule.
How can I do such thing using VBA.
Please help me asap.

Thanks
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lalithaw
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anvCommented:
this process should start in reference to some event right??

what would that event be could you tell me??

and please give the detail when and how u want to send the mail, in your application??

do you want to use Outlook or what???
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Ryan ChongCommented:
check this out:

vbSendMail.dll Version 3.65-- Easy E-mail Sending in VB, with Attachments
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=109
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lalithawAuthor Commented:
Thanks for ur comments.
I am writing a personal diary like program using VBA.There I want to send reminders to each appointments by email or by displaying messagebox.
I hope to use cdont object.And that reminder application should be written in VBA not VB.
ryancys:  that vbsendmaill.dll cant use for my application.This should not be a complecated one.just a small application.But problem is I dont know how to run VBA application in background.
I can write it to send mails by pressing button in front end.
But I dont know how to run VBA application in background.

txs

 
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anvCommented:
check this link to send mail using CDONTS

http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=901845

one thing u must keep in mind...that CDONTS will work only on win2k OS not on win 98 etc..

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anvCommented:
this link fro running ur application in the background..

http://www.andreavb.com/forum/viewtopic_2116.html
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lalithawAuthor Commented:
Thanks anv.

I cant have a exe file in MS Access (VBA) applications.if so I could run it in background by putting it to a schedule.
My requirement is how to run VBA application in background.That file extension will be .mdb.

Please reply asap.

txs
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anvCommented:
lalithaw

Of Course, u can have an exe for MS Access (VBA)...
to create and executable of ur MS Access do following...

in ur MS Access window...
goto Tools ->Database Utilities -> make MDE file..

give the extension to save ur file..

an executable for Ms Access files is .MDE...

u can run this in the background... now..
Cheers.. :))
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Ryan ChongCommented:
>>I cant have a exe file in MS Access (VBA) applications.if so I could run it in background by putting it to a schedule.
You can try create a VBScript file (.vbs) that connect to your Access database, and do whatever you want afterwards..
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lalithawAuthor Commented:
I tried it and created the mde file and ran it.
But there it is displaying MS Access enviorenment to the user.
Cant we do that without displaying to user.
Yes VB script can do that easily.But I have restrictions only can use VBA.
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_agj_Commented:
in the mde's vba code, have an 'application.visible=false'
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lalithawAuthor Commented:
agj.,

Could u tell me where do I have put 'application.visible=false'

txs
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lalithawAuthor Commented:
Hi DanRollins.,

Lot of experts has posted comments.Thanks for every one.
But I couldnt get a comment to solve my problem.Finaly I found a method to solve that problem from one of my friend.
So can u split the points between all experts helped me by posting comments.

Txs
Lalitha
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