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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


MailComposer.AddAttachmentContainer   -   MailComposer.AddAttachmentText

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