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Sends email.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WinSendMail 7.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "WinSendMail.Send"; WinSendMailRef; Flags )   More


Parameter Description Example
WinSendMailRef The email reference number obtained using WinSendMai.CreateEmail function. $Email
Flags The flags.
Add 1 to show no dialog.
Add 2 to disable logon user interface.
Add 4 to disable parent window.


Returns OK or error.


Sends email.
The email is sent using the locally installed mail client.
Some email clients seem not to like more than one attachment.

With outlook you can keep text empty and attach a html file. Then Outlook will use the html file as content of the email and allows you to send html email.

Falls back to WinSendMail.SendAnsi if Unicode support is missing in older Windows versions.

Outlook loves to return failed, if you pass in email address for To/BCC/CC and no name.
See WinSendMail.SendAsync for having a function which does not wait.

See also

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This function is free to use.

Created 28th February 2017, last changed 11st April 2023

WinSendMail.ReleaseAll - WinSendMail.SendAnsi