MAILSEND()

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Purpose

Function to send mail

Syntax

MAILSEND([<expC1>],<expC2>, [<expC3>], [<expC4>], <expC5> [,<expC6> [, <expL1>]] [, <expC7>])

See Also

CLOSEMAIL(), COUNTMAIL(), DELETEMAIL(), MAILCLOSE(), MAILATTACH(), MAILCOUNT(), MAILDELETE(), MAILERROR(), MAILHEADER(), MAILNODENAME(), MAILOPEN(), MAILREAD(), MAILSAVEAS(), MAILUSERNAME(), OPENMAIL(), READMAIL(), SENDMAIL()

Description

The MAILSEND() function is used for sending mail. If successful the MAILSEND() will return .T. or .F. otherwise. The MAILERROR() function can be used to return the error message if the MAILSEND() fails.

Parameters Required Default Description
<expC1> No Your node The from name of the sender
<expC2> Yes None A semi-colon separated list of recipient names to receive the message
<expC3> Yes None A semi-colon separated list of cc recipient names to receive the message
<expC4> No None The subject of the message
<expC5> Yes None The message to be sent. This can be a character string, a variable containing a character string or a character string containing the name of a text file.
<expC6> No None A comma separated list of names of files to be sent as attachments
<expL1> No None Ignored.
<expC7> No text/plain Content type.

Example

// Open SMTP for sending
m_open = mailopen("mailserver.company.com","username","password","SMTP")
if not m_open
    dialog box mailerror()
    return
endif
 
fromname = "info@lianja.com"
tonames = "fred@lianja.com;sue@lianja.com"
ccnames = "bert@lianja.com;linda@lianja.com"
subject = "For your information"
message = "Dear All" + chr(10) + "Here are the files you asked for." + chr(10) + ;
"Best regards" + chr(10) + "Sam"
attachments = "info.doc, info.xls"
mailsend(fromname,tonames,ccnames,subject,message,attachments)
mailclose()
 
// Open SMTP for sending
m_open = mailopen("mailserver.company.com","username","password","SMTP")
if not m_open
    dialog box mailerror()
    return
endif
 
fromname = "info@lianja.com"
tonames = "fred@lianja.com"
ccnames = ""
subject = "For your information"
message = "email.htm"
attachments = ""
content = "text/html"
sendmail(fromname,tonames,ccnames,subject,message,attachments,.F.,content)
mailclose()