How to Launch the Default e-Mail Agent - VB2005

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  1. Larry Rebich

    Larry Rebich Guest

    How do I launch the default e-mail agent using Asp.Net 2.0 and VB 2005?

    I have a button on the page called 'Send e-Mail'.

    I want to launch the user's default e-mail agent.

    The message will contain a send to address, subject and text. No attachments
    will be sent.

    Thanks,
    Larry Rebich
     
    Larry Rebich, Nov 18, 2006
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  2. Larry Rebich

    Mark Rae Guest

    "Larry Rebich" <> wrote in message
    news:x8H7h.7047$...

    > How do I launch the default e-mail agent using Asp.Net 2.0 and VB 2005?
    >
    > I have a button on the page called 'Send e-Mail'.
    >
    > I want to launch the user's default e-mail agent.
    >
    > The message will contain a send to address, subject and text. No
    > attachments will be sent.


    All you need is mailto
    http://www.google.co.uk/search?sour...GLG,GGLG:2006-28,GGLG:en&q=html mailto syntax

    However, remember that if your page is going to be on the public Internet,
    you should find some way of obfuscating the actual email address, or it'll
    get spammed from now till doomsday...
     
    Mark Rae, Nov 18, 2006
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