troubleshooting Question

mailto URL scheme not attaching attachment file

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with the following segment of code i am able to open local email, populate the To: and Subject fields but it does not attach the attachment file. The attachment file does exists, any ideas as to why it is not working?

wsprintf(pcURL, "mailto://toaddress@url.com?subject=THIS IS THE SUBJECT&attachment=c:\\Attachment.png");

if( (int) ShellExecute(NULL, "open", pcURL, NULL, NULL, SW_SHOWNORMAL) <= 32 )
 MessageBox(hMainWin, "Unable to open local mail client.", "Mail client error", MB_OK | MB_ICONWARNING);
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