How can I programmatically add a file attachment to an InfoPath form using VB.Net?

Would anyone know how to add a file from disk to a InfoPath 2007 form as a
file attachment using VB.net code? The following link has a c# example but I
can not get this to work.
http://www.cubido.at/Blog/tabid/176/EntryID/44/Default.aspx

Thanks
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Clay FoxDirector of Business IntegrationCommented:
You want to have a file automatically attached or you do not want to have the user browse for it?

I have done a seperate attach process to automatically take an email attachment and inject it into a form before.

Give me a bit more details of what you are trying to do.
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kbessent1966Author Commented:
Hi Clay,

Thanks for your response, I need to inject a PDF file into the form as an attachment. The PDF file is located on the local PC hard drive. Therefore, the user will not browse for it, the user clicks a button within the form, then the vb.net code collects the C:\test.pdf file, encodes to base64, assigns header info etc. The user then can open the PDF from the InfoPath form via a standard attachment control (right click open).

Hope this clears things up.
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Clay FoxDirector of Business IntegrationCommented:
I did this exact thing about a year and a half ago. I have the solution and source code.

Why don't you email me from here and we can discuss.
http://www.infopathdev.com/members/clayfox.aspx
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kbessent1966Author Commented:
Hi Clay, I have emailed you directly about obtaining the source code for this problem, when you have chance, could you please email a copy to me at kb@donovanhill.com.au
Thanks Kevin Bessent.
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