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Batch Fax from Foxpro 5

Posted on 2006-11-27
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Hi,

We have a vfp5 program and need to batch fax reports to our 300+ customers. All faxes are generated as report, i.e., different per customer. And we want to let the program to fill in fax#s.

Any 3rd party software we can use? We prefer foxpro since the reports already written.

Thanks,
Sheldon
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WinFax supports OLE automation from VFP.

Here is a place to look at code to support faxing from within VFP:

Win Fax Automation
http://fox.wikis.com/wc.dll?Wiki~WinFaxAutomation~SoftwareEng

For future FoxPro questions, use the FoxPro section here at EE for posting questions:

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by:XiaodongYan
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Carl,

Thank you for the reply.

Bought WinFaxPro 10 from Internet but no SDK with it. Seems like it's a discontinued product from Symantec.

Any way I can get a copy of the SDK?

Thanks,
Sheldon
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I personally don't have the SDK.  It has been too long since I faxed anything.  :(
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by:XiaodongYan
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Got it working, thank you!

Here is a link,
http://www.symantec.com/smb/downloads/index.jsp
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Fantastic!!!   Fax away!!!
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