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SendMail.AddAttachmentText

Adds an attachment to the email based on a text.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SendMail 6.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "SendMail.AddAttachmentText"; EmailID; Text; Encoding { ; Name; MimeType; InlineID; IsBase64 } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
EmailID The email reference number obtained using SendMail.CreateEmail function. $EmailID
Text The text to use for the attachment. "Hello World"
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
"UTF8"
Name Optional
The name for the attachment.
If empty, version 6.2 or newer uses file name from file path.
"sample.txt"
MimeType Optional
The mime type to use. e.g. "application/pdf" for PDF files. If missing, we use "application/octet-stream".
Version 6.2 or newer detects mime type from file extension if needed.
"application/octet-stream"
InlineID Optional
Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 7.3 or newer.
The content ID for inline images (CID).
Empty text or no parameter gives regular attachment.
IsBase64 Optional
Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 8.2 or newer.
Whether text is already base64 encoded.
Default is 0, so we encode it.
Pass 1 if you already encoded the text yourself.
0

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Adds an attachment to the email based on a text.
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.

Broken in 8.1 or older where you need to do Base64 encoding and fixed in 8.2 to work correctly.

Examples

Adds a text attachment:

MBS( "SendMail.AddAttachmentText"; $email; "Hello World"; "UTF-8"; "test.txt"; "text/plain" )

See also


SendMail.AddAttachmentFile   -   SendMail.AddBCC

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