Solved

powerbuilder email filename and pathname

Posted on 2011-03-23
3
698 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
Hello,
Using powerbuilder 9 object mailFileDescription attached filename is max 12 char !!! if it is more than that it give us AAAAAAA~.AAA while A is any charter value.
how we can get full name !!?!!
0
Comment
Question by:Deyhim
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:kotukunui
kotukunui earned 300 total points
ID: 35471015
The PB mail object is an implementation of Microsoft's MAPI technology. MAPI limits attached file names to the 8.3 naming convention. As far as I know there is no fix in PowerBuilder because it is an underlying MAPI limitation.

The solution we chose was to implement an SMTP based email solution. We built our own one to work with our corporate Novell GroupWise email system but there are companies that sell ActiveX technology to handle SMTP email e.g. http://www.dart.com/ptml.aspx
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
kselvia earned 200 total points
ID: 35909702
Google for TopWiz software. Roald Smith offers free EmailSMTP source code for PB8 and PB10
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Deyhim
ID: 35998432
suggestion
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Programmer's Notepad is, one of the best free text editing tools available, simply because the developers appear to have second-guessed every weird problem or issue a programmer is likely to run into. One of these problems is selecting and deleti…
How to install Selenium IDE and loops for quick automated testing. Get Selenium IDE from http://seleniumhq.org Go to that link and select download selenium in the right hand columnThat will then direct you to their download page.From that page s…
This tutorial covers a step-by-step guide to install VisualVM launcher in eclipse.
The viewer will learn how to use NetBeans IDE 8.0 for Windows to connect to a MySQL database. Open Services Panel: Create a new connection using New Connection Wizard: Create a test database called eetutorial: Create a new test tabel called ee…

786 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question