mailto: Format the body Text

How can i format the mailto:  body text like  bold & color change  & font change for one word?

like the below



  method=post action=" from Our Site" enctype="text/plain">

Your Name:<br>
<input type="text" size="20" name="VisitorName"><br><br>

Your Comment:<br>
<textarea name="VisitorComment" rows="4" cols="20">
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Milk"> Milk<br>
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Butter" checked> Butter<br>
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Cheese"> Cheese<br>
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Water"> Water<br>
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Beer"> Beer<br>
<input type="radio" name="group1" value="Wine" checked> Wine<br>

<input type="submit" value="Email This Form">


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I'm afraid that I cant understand the question. Do you want the contents email that is sent from the sent to contain bolded text?

The only way I've been able to do something like this without pulling my hair out was to use a program from Bebesoft.

This program will allow you to format the text in the email that comes to you, assuming you pick the HTML option for the email instead of plain text.

Let me know if this will work for you.
Kusala WijayasenaSoftware EngineerCommented:
You cannot send HTML formatted Outlook emails using "mailto". So create an object (ActiveX) from "Outlook.Application" and set it "HTMLBody" property with your HTML formatted message

try {
    var outlookApp = new ActiveXObject("Outlook.Application")
    var mailItem = outlookApp.CreateItem(0) // value "0" means "MailItem"

    mailItem.To = ""
    mailItem.Subject = "My Subject";
    mailItem.HTMLBody = "<h1>My Heading</h1><br /><br />My Message";
catch(err) {
    alert("Error: Cannot send email using Microsoft Outlook");

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Wouter BoevinkMasterCommented:
Are you using asp or

Assuming you're using asp:

The ActiveXObject("Outlook.Application") is IMHO not the way to go, although it would work.
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OramcleAuthor Commented:
I am using HTMI & java script
OramcleAuthor Commented:
Thank you
Wouter BoevinkMasterCommented:
Still going for the outlook solution, pity :-)

Glad it worked out for you.
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