sending a PDF mail attachment in iOS7

William de Smet williamdesmet at gmail.com
Tue May 13 11:48:02 EDT 2014


Hi Scott,

I have asked the same thing before on the list.
Never got an answer. So nobody uses this or there is no solution.
Maybe it's a bug?

greetings,

William



2014-05-13 9:33 GMT+02:00 Scott Morrow <scott at elementarysoftware.com>:

>
> Using mobileComposeHtmlMail to send a PDF attachment works as expected
> under iOS 6
> but under iOS 7 the email to be sent (in the iOS 7 mail app) has a small
> box with a question mark instead of the pdf attachment icon (I also tested
> a text attachment and that seems to display correctly)
> There does not appear to be an error during the creation of the pdf and in
> some cases the mail client on the receiving end displays the pdf
> attachment. Unfortunately, on some mail clients the pdf fails to show up.
> I’m wondering if anyone else is seeing this or can suggest what I might be
> doing incorrectly.
> <  LC 6.6.1, 6.6.2 (rc 3) and 6.7 (dp 3) >
>
> -- construct an attachment array
> -- tFilePath is the path to a pdf
>          put empty into aAttachments -- init
>          set the itemDel to SLASH
>          put item -1 of tFilePath into tAttachmentName
>          set the itemDel to COMMA  -- tidy
>          put tFilePath into aAttachments[1]["file"]
>          put "pdf" into aAttachments[1]["type"]
>          put tAttachmentName into aAttachments[1]["name"]
> -- —————————————————————————————————————————
> -- assume  tSubject, tToAddress, tCC, tBCC, tBodyAsHTML were previously
> populated
> -- —————————————————————————————————————————
> -- send the e-mail
>          mobileComposeHtmlMail tSubject, tToAddress, tCC, tBCC,
> tBodyAsHTML, aAttachments
>
>
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