2 Replies Latest reply on Mar 27, 2015 2:20 AM by KarenD

    FM Server 12 - Running Script to send email with attachment - I am not getting it!

    KarenD

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      FM Server 12 - Running Script to send email with attachment - I am not getting it!

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      Hello, and thanks upfront for any help with this.. spent the last few days trying to figure this out, and no combo of anything is working for me. I am trying to have the server execute a simple script, find certain records, save as an excel file, and email the file. Small files, to boot. I understand that because it's running off the server, it has to be an export, (vs. a save records..) and it has to save it to the documents folder on the server where the FM files are. No matter what I try, I can't get it to save to this folder, that seems to be where the script is hanging up.

      This is what I have, can anyone see what I am doing wrong, why this isn't working?

      Allow User Abort [Off]

      Set Error Capture [On]

      Got to Layout ["EmailedPartsReminder" (Components)]

      Show All Records

      Set Field [PartsTracker::ReportName; "PartsDue.xls"]

      Perform Find [Restore]

      Export Records [No dialog; "OverDue.xls"; Unicode(UTF-16)]

                         (Specify output file I have:    filewin:C:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/Data/Documents/OverDue.xls )

      Send Mail [Send via SMTP Server; No dialog; To: xxx@xxx.com", Subject: "Parts now due"; Message: "Attached... blah blah blah..."; "OverDue.xls]

         (and in the attached in the send mail options, I have:   filewin:C:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Server/Data/Documents/OverDue.xls

       

      Help! ? !  What am I missing here?

      I've tried different path names to the folder it should be exporting to, and emailing from, like setting the variable:  [$AttachmentPath; Value:Get(DocumentsPath)]   <--- that didn't work either.

      Thanks everyone - anyone!!

      Karen