Filemaker Not able to send Multiple Attachments?

My partner has set up an email button and check boxes for real estate properties whereby one of our salesman could check the properties they want to email a client.  However, even after searching Help and the Internet, we cannot seem to find a way to send multiple attachments via FM through our Exchange Server and SMTP.  (Note:  These attachments are pdf docs already stored locally and created from data exported from Filemaker.

Thanks for any suggestions.
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lesouefConnect With a Mentor Commented:
no, that's the way it is. but fm allows to concatenate pdf files, so you can work around it by storing everything in the same pdf file.
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
How does FM handle Word docs.  I'm currently mimicking the same function on the other side of the business and they only have Word docs, not pdfs.
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lesouefConnect With a Mentor Commented:
sorry, just checked, you can attach several files to a mail, just put 1 file per line in the list
if the list is made from a variable or field, insert a "pi" sign in between to simulate the return code
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
Thanks, we'll try it.
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
We put the following code into a local variable and attached it to an email. Only the first file was attached.

"filewin:/R:/fmExports/Uploads/UPC_SETUPS/PDFs/upcsetup1RG100300.pdf¶
filewin:/R:/fmExports/Uploads/UPC_SETUPS/PDFs/upcsetup8LH100900.pdf"
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lesouefConnect With a Mentor Commented:
yes, correct, actually, the explanation is confusing, you can specify several file paths, but these are possible locations for a single file if you read carefully the top of the window where you specify the file paths.
so I am afraid you need to send 2 emails or zip them into a single one before sending. there is a fm plug in to zip files if interested (not free).
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
Can anyone recommend a third party solution for attaching multiple files? I've read some tidbits about 360 Works Email and SMTPit, but I have yet to decide.
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lesouefConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I have been using the CNS smtp plug-in in the past, but I can't remember if it supported 1 or more attachments.
I tend to give up plugins as soon as there is an equivalent option in the regular version.
I also tried the Dacons one, but despite more pleasant examples, and a preset mailer shipped with it, I kept why I knew; on top CNS had also a ftp client which was required in this old app.
Another way maybe is post the files on a web site, and only send URLs for them in the mail body?
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rvfowler2Author Commented:
We FM novices find it hard to believe that they never thought of someone wanting to send multiple attachemnts in an email, but thanks for the tips on third-party plugins and will give them a try.
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lesouefCommented:
if that was the only weakness!
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