How to send email through button in action script.

Posted on 2009-04-13
Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I am a beginner in flash. i am trying to send my 5 text field data to one email address. i make a two button. one for clear the field and second for send an email. first button is working fine.please send me the code for sending email function. i am using following code for clear the all text field.

on (release)
    _parent.f_name.text = "";
    _parent.l_name.text = "";
    _parent.mail.text = "";
    _parent.address.text = ""; = ""; = "";
    _parent.mess.text = "";
Question by:navedj786
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Expert Comment

ID: 24129380
You need to load the form data fields into a LoadVar and then send them to a email script page such as php, asp, cfm etc.  This script page willl actually send the email.  I have provided the script for the button and the script in php.

Hope this helps.
//--------------- FLASH AS2 CODE ------------------//

//When the user clicks submit do the following

send_btn.onRelease = function ()


     //Create a new instance of the LoadVars class

     var _loc3 = new LoadVars();

     //If the loading of the form variables is successful to the following

     _loc3.onLoad = function (success)


         if (success)


            //success code here


         //If not then do this



	//handle error code here




        var _loc2 = new LoadVars();

        //Load the value of the form fields

        _loc2.fullname = name_txt.text; = email_txt.text;


        //send the values to a email script

        _loc2.sendAndLoad("location of email script", _loc3, "POST");


// ------------- PHP EMAIL ACTION PAGE ---------------


$visitor = $_POST['name_txt']; 

$visitormail = $_POST['email_txt']; 

$todayis = date("l, F j, Y, g:i a") ;

$subject = "Email Subscription Request"; 

$message = "your message. \n

Name: $visitor\n

Email: $visitormail \n

Sent: $todayis \n


$from = "From: $visitormail\r\n";

mail("email address", $subject, $message, $from);


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blue-genie earned 500 total points
ID: 24147580
if you don't want the backend option you can also use a mailto which will open the users default mail client i.e. outlook

on (release) {

Author Comment

ID: 24234587

Thank you for your comment.
i have no idea about php backend.
i am trying to use following code
on (release) {

Can i use variable value in place of subject,body and other field, if yes then please show me.
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Expert Comment

ID: 24248239
yes you can. exactly as above where whatever is your variable.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31569442
Thank you dear, this solution is really helpfull for me becasue i dont have any idea about backend support, thanks again.

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