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Sets the email from address.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SendMail 4.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "SendMail.SetFrom"; EmailID; Email { ; Name } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
EmailID The email reference number obtained using SendMail.CreateEmail function. $EmailID
Email The email address of the sender. ""
Name Optional
Optional the name of the sender.
If this name contains special characters, it will be automatically encoded with UTF-8.
Do not put an email address here!
"John Miller"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the email from address.


Create email and set sender:

Set Variable [$EmailID; Value:MBS("SendMail.CreateEmail")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("SendMail.SetFrom"; $EmailID; "Jens@mbsplugins.test"; "Jens Müller")]

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Created 3th September 2014, last changed 4th October 2017

SendMail.Release   -   SendMail.SetHTMLText

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