CDO using commas in the from field

I am using CDO to send emails but I need to have the from field appear as how Outlook would send an email, e.g. "Schmoe, Joe <joe.schmore@co.com>". I can put spaces, but when I put a comma, it truncates the portion of the code after the comma. See code below.

dim objMail 'as CDO.Message

set objMail = Server.CreateObject("CDO.Message")
with objMail
      .From = "Schmoe, Joe <joe.schmoe@co.com>"
      .To = "test@test.com"
      .Subject = "OLHDR -" & request.form("summary")
      .HTMLBody = messagebody
      .Send
end with
set objMail = nothing
jingalingAsked:
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Rodney HelsensCommented:
I think you may be able to get around this using quotes, something like..

.From = """Schmoe, Joe"" <joe.schmoe@co.com>"

this is because the comma is the delimiter, so it treats must be escaped.. hope this works

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reginabCommented:
how about trying the special character translation for the comma instead of the actual comma &#44;
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jingalingAuthor Commented:
Thanks, worked like a charm using the extra quotes
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