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Filemaker Send Mail and Outlook 2011

Question asked by the_9th on Jun 6, 2014
Latest reply on May 9, 2017 by TSGal


Filemaker Send Mail and Outlook 2011


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

OSX 10.9.3

Description of the issue

Using Send Mail opens up Outlook, but it does not create the email if the BODY is empty.

Outlook Version 14.2.2. (140509)

Steps to reproduce the problem

Click on Send Mail either from the File Menu or via a script with the Body EMPTY - you will see Outlook open, but no message will be created.

Expected result

A simple email should be created - even if all that is present is a TO email address.

Actual result

Outlook opens - no new email opens

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No Error Message


Put ANY text into the BODY before selecting SEND Mail and it will open just fine. - But then you have to remember to remove the next or overwrite.