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Re: Attachments in proprietary formats (i.e. Word)
Wout Mertens wrote:
> Alas, that is not an option; If you try to convince word to stick two
> documents together you get crap.
> What does work is make a macro that asks what documents should be added
> and then prints each of them to file and sends everything with e-mail to a
> fax gateway.
> And the other viable option is making a complete MAPI transport agent that
> renders each file given to postscript (or TIFF, preferrably), via the
> shell extensions. I know the method for printing a random file to a
> certain printer via windows (done some reading), so now all I need is the
> specs for a transport agent or the source for WHFC :).
> Speaking of that latter, does anybody know if the author of WHFC is still
> working on the product, and how he can be reached?
> If anybody wants to help me with that transport agent or any other option,
> give me a holler, OK?
> Thanks for all the responses so far!
seems you like adventureous programming (for my adventure of wiring the
portmonitor see http://www.transcom.de/whfc/writing.php )
However if you have such a MAPI agent (please don't ask me how to
write such a thing) then you can use the WHFC ole interface from there.
My portmonitor uses also the WHFC Ole interface for sending the
files. The portmonitor was the primary reason for the OLE inteface
since Windows has no good way of process communication.
Ulrich Eckhardt Tr@nscom
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64807 Dieburg Germany