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MailComposer.AddAttachmentFile

Adds an attachment to the email based on a file path.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MailComposer 7.3 No No No No Yes

MBS( "MailComposer.AddAttachmentFile"; Path; Name { ; MimeType } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path The native file path to the file to include as attachment. "/Users/cs/Desktop/sample.pdf"
Name The name for the attachment. "sample.pdf"
MimeType Optional
The mime type to use. e.g. "application/pdf" for PDF files. If missing, we use "application/octet-stream".
"application/octet-stream"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Adds an attachment to the email based on a file path.
Attachments over 100 MB are not supported.
You can use Text.FileExtensionToMimeType to find the mime type for a file extension.
You can use AddAttachment several times to add several attachments.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.

See also

Created 10th June 2017, last changed 10th June 2017


MailComposer.AddAttachmentContainer   -   MailComposer.AddAttachmentText

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