The following vb6 example codes demonstrate how to send email with file attachment using SMTP server.
To send an email with file attachment, we need to use AddAttachment method. This method can attach a file to the email message from local disk or a remote URL.
EASendMail is a SMTP component which supports all operations of SMTP/ESMTP protocols (RFC 821, RFC 822, RFC 2554). Before you can use the following example codes, you should download the EASendMail Installer and install it on your machine at first.
To use EASendMail SMTP ActiveX Object in your project, the first step is “Add reference
of EASendMail to your project”. Please select menu ->
EASendMailObj ActiveX Object, click
OK, the reference will be added
to current project, and you can start to use it to send email in your project.
The following example codes demonstrate sending email with attachment.
In order to run it correctly, please change
recipient value to yours.
To get full sample projects, please download and install EASendMail on your machine.
Private Sub btnSendMail_Click() Dim oSmtp As New EASendMailObjLib.Mail oSmtp.LicenseCode = "TryIt" ' Set your sender email address oSmtp.FromAddr = "email@example.com" ' Add recipient email address oSmtp.AddRecipientEx "firstname.lastname@example.org", 0 ' Set email subject oSmtp.Subject = "test HTML email from VB 6.0 project with attachment" ' Set HTML body format oSmtp.BodyFormat = 1 ' Set HTML body text oSmtp.BodyText = "<font size=5>This is</font> <font color=red><b>a test</b></font>" ' Add attachment from local disk If oSmtp.AddAttachment( "c:\test.doc" ) <> 0 Then MsgBox "Failed to add attachment with error:" & oSmtp.GetLastErrDescription() End If ' Add attachment from remote website If oSmtp.AddAttachment( "http://www.emailarchitect.net/webapp/img/logo.jpg" ) <> 0 Then MsgBox "Failed to add attachment with error:" & oSmtp.GetLastErrDescription() End If ' Your SMTP server address oSmtp.ServerAddr = "smtp.emailarchitect.net" ' User and password for ESMTP authentication, if your server doesn't require ' User authentication, please remove the following codes. oSmtp.UserName = "email@example.com" oSmtp.Password = "testpassword" ' If your smtp server requires SSL connection, please add this line ' oSmtp.SSL_init MsgBox "start to send email ..." If oSmtp.SendMail() = 0 Then MsgBox "email was sent successfully!" Else MsgBox "failed to send email with the following error:" & oSmtp.GetLastErrDescription() End If End Sub
Seperate builds of run-time dll for 32 and x64 platform
|Installation Path\EASendMailObj.dll||32 bit|
|Installation Path\x64\EASendMailObj.dll||64 bit|
For VB6, C++, Delphi or other standard exe application, you can distribute EASendMailObj.dll with your application to target machine without COM-registration and installer. To learn more detail, please have a look at Registration-free COM with Manifest File.
For ASP, VBScript, VBA, MS SQL Stored Procedure, you need to install EASendMail on target machine by EASendMail installer, both 32bit/x64 DLL are installed and registered.