Attachment.Load Method


Attaches file attachment to email from a local file or remote web site.

[Visual Basic]
Public Sub Load( _
    fileName As String _
)

Public Sub Load( _
    fileName As String, _
    content() As Byte _
)
[C#]
public void Load(
    string fileName
);

public void Load(
    string fileName,
    byte[] content
);
[C++]
public: void Load(
    String^ fileName
);

public: void Load(
    String^ fileName,
    array<unsigned char>^ content,
);
[JScript]
public function Load( 
    fileName : String
);

public function Load( 
    fileName : String,
    content : Byte[]
);

Parameters

fileName
A full file name or URL.
content
The binary data of the file.

Remarks

This method is not intended to be used by developer directly. To add an attachment to email, please use SmtpMail.AddAttachment method, this method returns an Attachment class instance, ContentID and Name of the Attachment instance can be changed then.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++, JScript.NET] To get the full samples of EASendMail, please refer to Samples section.

[VB - Email Attachment]
Imports EASendMail

Public Sub AttachFile()
    Try
        Dim oMail As SmtpMail = New SmtpMail("TryIt")
        Dim oAttachment As Attachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "c:\test.gif" )
        
        'adds attachment from remote host
        'Dim oAttachment As Attachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "http://www.adminsystem.com/test.gif" )
        
        'changes attachment name to another name
        'oAttachment.Name = "mytest.gif"
        
        'specifies the attachment as an embedded picture
        'Dim contentID As String = "test001@host"
        'oAttachment.ContentID = contentID
        'oMail.HtmlBody = "<html><body>this is a <img src=""cid:" & contentID & """> embedded picture.</body></html>"
        
        'save as an eml file, you can use outlook express to open and check it.
        oMail.SaveAs( "c:\test.eml", True )
        
    Catch exp As System.Exception
        MessageBox.Show(exp.Message)
    End Try
End Sub

[C# - Email Attachment]
using System;
using System.Collections;
using EASendMail;

public void AttachFile()
{
    try
    {	  
        SmtpMail oMail = new SmtpMail("TryIt");
        Attachment oAttachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "c:\\test.gif" );
        
        //adds attachment from remote website
        //Attachment oAttachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "http://www.adminsystem.com/test.gif" );
        
        //changes attachment name to another name
        //oAttachment.Name = "mytest.gif";
        
        //specifies the attachment as an embedded picture
        //string contentID = "test001@host";
        //oAttachment.ContentID = contentID;
        //oMail.HtmlBody = "<html><body>this is a <img src=\"cid:" + contentID + "\"> embedded picture.</body></html>";
        
        //save as an eml file, you can use outlook express to open and check it.
        oMail.SaveAs( "c:\\test.eml", true );   
    }
    catch( System.Exception exp )
    {
        MessageBox.Show( exp.Message );           
    }
}

[C++ - Email Attachment]
using namespace System;
using namespace System::Collections;
using namespace EASendMail; 

System::Void AttachFile()
{
    try
    {
        SmtpMail ^oMail = gcnew SmtpMail("TryIt");
        Attachment ^oAttachment = oMail->AddAttachment( "c:\\test.gif" );
        
        //adds attachment from remote website
        //Attachment ^oAttachment = oMail->AddAttachment( "http://www.adminsystem.com/test.gif" );
        
        //changes attachment name to another name
        //oAttachment->Name = "mytest.gif";
        
        //specifies the attachment as an embedded picture
        //String^ contentID = "test001@host";
        //oAttachment->ContentID = contentID;
        //oMail->HtmlBody = String::Format( "<html><body>this is a <img src=\"cid:{0}\"> embedded picture.</body></html>",
            contentID );
        
        //save as an eml file, you can use outlook express to open and check it.
        oMail->SaveAs( "c:\\test.eml", true );
    }
    catch( System::Exception ^exp )
    {
        MessageBox::Show( exp->Message );            
    }
}

[JScript - Email Attachment]
public function AttachFile()
{  
    try
    {   
        var oMail:SmtpMail =  new SmtpMail("TryIt");
         Attachment oAttachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "c:\\test.gif" );
        
        //adds attachment from remote website 
        //Attachment oAttachment = oMail.AddAttachment( "http://www.adminsystem.com/test.gif" );
        
        //changes attachment name to another name
        //oAttachment.Name = "mytest.gif";
        
        //specifies the attachment as an embedded picture
        //var contentID : String = "test001@host";
        //oAttachment.ContentID = contentID;
        //oMail.HtmlBody = "<html><body>this is a <img src=\"cid:" + contentID + "\"> embedded picture.</body></html>";
        
        //save as an eml file, you can use outlook express to open and check it.
        oMail.SaveAs( "c:\\test.eml" );        
    }
    catch( exp:System.Exception )
    {
        MesageBox.Show( exp.Message );           
    }   
    
}

Online Examples

C# - Send Email with Attachment
C# - Send HTML Email with Embedded Images
VB - Send Email with Attachment
VB - Send HTML Email with Embedded Images
C++/CLI - Send Email with Attachment
C++/CLI - Send HTML Email with Embedded Images