7 Replies Latest reply on Aug 11, 2015 10:10 PM by nickorr

    Anyone have any experience using the Base Elements free plugin BE_SMTP functions?

    dougalder

      Base Elements free plugin is great. I have used it before to move files around on the desktop. Just started to work with their new SMTP mail functions.

       

      Their Wiki (https://github.com/GoyaPtyLtd/BaseElements-Plugin/wiki/Functions) doesn’t list the new functions yet.

       

      I am able to get a basic email sending, but I am having 2 issues:

       

      1) the body text is ignoring carriage returns — I have tried standard FileMaker carriage return symbol, <br>, code(10), code(13). What am I missing?

       

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      2) difficulties attaching a file — Get(TemporaryPath)&"2015-08-11-filename.pdf” stops the email from going out.


      I have the following set up:

      Set Variable $FileName to a calculated file name such as "2015-08-10-filename.pdf"

      Set Variable $FullPath to get(temporarypath)&$FileName

      Set Variable $MailServer to


       

       

      BE_SMTP_Send ( Mass Emailer Master::From Email Address ; Settings Master::gAdmin~EmailAddress ; $Subject ; $Body ; ""; ""; ""; "”;  $FullPath)

       

       


       

       

      //BE_SMTP_Send ( from ; to ; subject ; text { ; cc ; bcc ; replyTo ; html ; attachments } )

       

       

      Adding the path to the BE_SMTP_Send function kills the message sending. Presumably the formatting is not correct somehow.

       

       

      How does one reference a file attachment AND have the mail message send?

       

      Any ideas would be appreciated.

       

      Thanks.

       

      Doug