mailto: string with attachment

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Sat Jan 18 16:02:02 EST 2020


I think Matthias is correct, i see several topics on the web that using 
attachments is not possible with mailto:

There is a little solution here: 
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1195111/c-sharp-mailto-with-attachment 
but for windows using MAPI32.dll, so not for mac

Op 18-1-2020 om 16:25 schreef Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode:
> Are you sure, that mailto: supports attachments at all?
>
> At least under Windows this is not possible. And i think on Mac OS it´s also not supported.
> I suspect you have to go the AppleScript way.
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> http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20031114170053338
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> Von meinem iPad gesendet
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>> Am 18.01.2020 um 14:49 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> did someone successfully create a "mailto:" string
>> with attachment on a Mac? And did it work when using:
>> ...
>> launch url (the_mailto_string)
>> ...
>>
>> If yes, what is the exact syntax?
>>
>> I tried gazillion variations of the basic string:
>> mailto:me at example.com?subject=Test&body=Body%20text&attachment-url=file:///full/path/to/file.xyz
>> mailto:me at example.com?subject=Test&body=Body%20text&attachment=full/path/to/file.xyz
>> etc... no dice...
>>
>> But maybe attachments in a "mailto:" url are prohibited on the Mac for security reasons?
>>
>> Thanks in advance for any hints!
>>
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Klaus
>> --
>> Klaus Major
>> https://www.major-k.de
>> klaus at major-k.de
>>
>>
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