Send a table in an email.
sean at pidigital.co.uk
Wed Sep 8 15:44:46 EDT 2021
Me too, Bob. Same sort of scenario. It should just deal with them.
It looks like I may end up with a mix of Mark’s and Rick’s suggestions. Maybe just html that bit.
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> On 8 Sep 2021, at 18:09, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> I have this need as well. I send emails with completed tickets that have table data. What I have done in the past is use fixed length data padded with spaces, then I send the email in a monospaced font. Having the ability to send an email as html formatted text would be great, but last time I attempted it, it does not get received as html displayed, but only as the html itself.
> Watching thread with interest.
> Bob S
>> On Sep 8, 2021, at 09:41 , Rick Harrison via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Hi Sean,
>> So you want the receiver of your emailed table to be able to modify the data in it.
>> I would make it an HTML email so you can allow the user to enter the data
>> directly into your server database table field.
>> That’s if I am understanding you correctly here.
>>>> On Sep 8, 2021, at 11:05 AM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Rick,
>>> It's not strictly what I was asking as I am talking about the mimeEncode
>>> library. Plus it's a file that is then not easily selectable directly from
>>> the email. I just want to be able to display a small table of data in the
>>> email that is easily readable with a small footprint and using specifically
>>> the mimeEncodeFieldAsMIMEMultipartDocument(pField).
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