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MJCoins
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Visual Basic to Thunderbird

I have a VB6 application that I run from my portable hard drive. I would like to send emails from within that VB app via Portable Thunderbird. I've seen ways that involve making Thunderbird the default email client, however, that is not an option for me. Has anybody done this? If so, please post a VB6 code example.
Thanks, Mark

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You can pass whole emails

to Thunderbird via commandline.
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Thanks. I assume that means

Thanks. I assume that means I can call TB from VB6, with the email in the command line. Then do I need to shut down that instance of TB before sending another email via the command line?
Mark

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I dont know

THe commandline-option is
thunderbird -compose "mailto:somebody@somewhere?cc=address@provider&subject=hi&body=something"
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VB6

If you're coding it you can do ether way. Set up the program to function just like a email program sending mail itself, or passing the same set of variables to an outside program.

It would take to much space to post examples here, go to www.codeproject.com and search in the VB section. Lots of examples and code there.

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Have a look at BLAT

You might use BLAT the commandline mailer or BLAT.DLL from your VB application. Its free and efficient. See http://www.blat.net

L.W.

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