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Creates a new email.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SendMail 4.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "SendMail.CreateEmail" { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Encoding Optional
The text encoding to use for the email. If unspecified we use "UTF-8".
Can be UTF-8, macintosh, windows-1250, windows-1251, windows-1252, windows-1253, windows-1254, windows-1255, windows-1256, windows-1257, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9 or ISO-8859-15.


Returns Email ID or error.


Creates a new email.
The reference number returned by this function can be passed to other plugin functions for setting up the email.
Later use SendMail.Release to free memory.
SendMail reference numbers are starting at 14000 and counting up for each new email.

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Created 3th September 2014, last changed 12nd November 2015

SendMail.ClearRecipients   -   SendMail.GetHTMLText

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