sending HTML mail
mfstuart at cox.net
Fri Apr 24 19:38:21 EDT 2009
If you are on Windows, here's a VBScript that allows HTML body content:
Set objOutl = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set objMailItem = objOutl.CreateItem(olMailItem)
strHTML = "<HTML>"
strHTML = strHTML & "<HEAD>"
strHTML = strHTML & "<BODY>"
strHTML = strHTML & "NEW MESSAGE</br>"
strHTML = strHTML & "<hr>"
strHTML = strHTML & "This is a test message"
strHTML = strHTML & "</BODY>"
strHTML = strHTML & "</HTML>"
'comment the next line if you do not want to see the outlook window
strEmailAddr = "me at mycompany.com"
objMailItem.Subject = "Hi"
objMailItem.HTMLBody = strHTML
Set objMailItem = nothing
Set objOutl = nothing
Sadhu Nadesan wrote:
> Sarah, Mikey, or anyone?
> Say, I know this question gets asked a lot. I have been searching the
> mailing list, downloading stacks, etc., but haven't found the exact
> answer so pardon me for asking it again! The closest thing was Mikey's
> post. (below)
> The question is, how to send an HTML email message. Or rather, a nicely
> formatted message. Same thing I guess. I think the revMail command is
> awesome, but, the plain text message body looks kinda ugly for the
> message I have in mind, and, although I could write a CGI script and
> work out all the plumbing (actually I have done this before, a la
> Sivakatirswami), I'd rather find a stack like Sarah's that is already
> done and talks directly to the mail server without the CGI piece. Am I
> lazy, well, ,maybe so, I just don't want to reinvent the wheel when it's
> been done. Plug and go! I have enough plumbing to create as it is.
> I am pretty hopeful someone has modified Sarah's stack or has something
> ready to go that will send HTML mail and can be grafted onto one's rev
> app. Yes?? Are you willing to share, whoever you are? Fingers
> crossed, and, Mahalo!
> ps, the post below was good but refers to stuff I didn't find yet, eg,
> "as previously suggested' etc. I can keep looking though.
>> From: Mikey <mikeythek at ...
>> Subject: Re: HTML SMTP Library
>> Newsgroups: gmane.comp.ide.revolution.user
>> Date: 2008-09-03 00:45:52 GMT (33 weeks, 2 days, 18 hours and 21
>> minutes ago)
>> I've got other things that I have to do tonight, so I can't give you
>> the complete cookbook, but here is the outline.
>> 1) Download one of the following stacks:
>> a) http://www.gadgetplugins.com/altplugins/altEmailHarness.rev
>> b) http://www.troz.net/Rev/libraries/*SMTP**library*.rev.gz
>> 2) After looking through the *SMTP* *Library* Demo (the second one), and
>> clicking on the *Library* button, I got into Sarah's *SMTP* *library*.
>> sure this works just as well with the other, but as I said, I've got
>> other pressing things to do tonight. However, you should be able to
>> figure it out after this.
>> 3) Search for "Content-Type". Change it as I've previously suggested.
>> 4) Follow my formatting suggestions for the body.
>> 5) Send *HTML*-formatted emails without having to embed the *HTML* in an
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