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Posted on 2006-07-05
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Hi,

I'm trying Synapse to send emails with attachments and I use a function like this :

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var part: TMimePart;
   MM : TMimeMess;
   data:tstringlist;
   tmp: TMemoryStream;
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 data:=TStringList.Create;
 data.Add('This is a text');
 mm:=TMIMEMess.Create;
 mm.header.from:='me@email.com';
 mm.header.ToList.add('me@email.com');
 mm.header.subject:='A test';
 Part := mm.AddPartMultipart('Mixed', nil);
 mm.AddPartText(data, Part);
 tmp := TMemoryStream.Create;
 try
   tmp.LoadFromFile('C:\attachment.zip');
   mm.AddPartBinary(tmp, 'attachment.zip',part);
 finally
   tmp.Free;
 end;
 mm.EncodeMessage;
 SendToEx('me@email.com','me@email.com', 'Hey','smtp.email.com', MM.Lines, '','');
 MM.Free;
=========

The email is received, but looks like below:
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From: me@email.com
To: me@email.com
Subject: A test
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 19:48:40 +0300
MIME-Version: 1.0 (produced by Synapse)
X-mailer: Synapse - Pascal TCP/IP library by Lukas Gebauer
Content-type: Multipart/Mixed; boundary="00538921_2DA5ADB8_Synapse_boundary"
Content-Description: Multipart message

--00538921_2DA5ADB8_Synapse_boundary
Content-type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Transfer-Encoding: Quoted-printable
Content-Disposition: inline
Content-Description: Message text

This is a text
--00538921_2DA5ADB8_Synapse_boundary
Content-type: application/ZIP; name="attachment.zip"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: Base64
Content-Disposition: attachment; FileName="attachment.zip"
Content-Description: Attached file: attachment.zip

UEsDBBQAAAAIAIVVNDOt25sN/BoAAMJzAAAHAAAAZmFxLmh0be1dbVfbSJb+PJzT/6HacybY
GyMMTaZ3DCZLwKSZQKDB3Znes+fkyFbZ1iBLGkmGONn8933urRdJfsF2ArNfIN1gW6V7b926
73VLPhhmo+BwY+NgKF3vcOMgzSaBFJ0/rtqtSiY/Zdu9NK0cio0/dY7enLedfuCmQ/FF9KIg
SppiIoMgut8X/SBys6ZI/MEww7sozLb67sgPJk1xlPhuoD+7lxiAcd0o8PYFgd9yA38QNkVP
hplM9LDU/yybYmd3X9z5qd/1Az8DIH4N2r5uCCE6J04YJSM3yGn583GD/k2hz9xhNHKnAM8l
... ... ...
--00538921_2DA5ADB8_Synapse_boundary--
=========

Please tell me what is wrong or show me a working sample.

Thanks.
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by:calinutz
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Why don't you try indy? It's simpler to use. These components do not seem to be able to send attachements other way than inline ones.

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by:winexec
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I want to keep my app as small as possible (no forms etc.).
I've heard good things about Synapse, are you sure isn't working with attachments?
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by:Eddie Shipman
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Seems your email CLIENT is the culprit here as it *should* handle the MultiPart/Mixed file
just fine.
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by:Eddie Shipman
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If that is what is showing in your email client, that is.
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by:winexec
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Thanks Eddie, but I don't think it's my email client fault. I've tried webmails like Yahoo and Safe-mail.net, it happened the same thing :(
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by:calinutz
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It is not the email client.... The same result is shown with Outlook Express and directly in the webpage of the email server. It is just that it attaches the "attachement" in-line, that's what happens. Instead of attaching the file, it encrypts it and inserts the encryptet text intto the body.
  I read the source of the synapse and I did not see anything related to attaching files. I guess they stopped before solving this matter.

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You should try requesting help from their website. They will probabely help you.
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Thanks, it's fixed now, I should have been using another function, SendToRaw.
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