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Re: SendMail - HTML/XML rathar that Plain Text

It is straightforward to use Apache Commons via JLink to get your own
customizable SendMail function.

Dr. Rolf Mertig
GluonVision GmbH
Berlin, Germany

On Dec 18, 8:35 am, "Ernst H.K. Stelzer"
<ernst.stel... at> wrote:
> Dear Mathematicans,
> I have been using Mathematica's SendMail to send hundreds of personalized=
 emails.  Unluckily, one can only send plain text in the text body.  He=
nce the text cannot be formatted in any way.  In the documentation it say=
s explicitely: "SendMail automatically embeds graphics and typeset expressi=
ons as raster image files. It embeds sounds as audio files. It also embeds =
symbolic XML as XML files."  This also applies to "Body".  My question =
is, has anybody found a workaround, i.e. to be able to send the email as HT=
ML instead of Plain Text (Outlook lingo)?  Is there any chance that Wolfr=
am will update the SendMail function in the near future or would this requi=
re implementing a new protocol?
> Rational: We have various lists in Excel sheets, which we use either via =
the MS Office package or via small programs I have written in Mathematica. =
 They contain a column that contains a personal note such as: "Dear John"=
, "Dear Colleague", "Dear Prof. White",  ... depending on how well I know=
 the person.  Sending personal emails, which do not contain the addresses=
 of everybody else who receives the email certainly makes a difference.  =
I regularly attach extra files, which, believe it or not, is not possible f=
rom within Outlook.
> Sincerely
>     E. Stelzer
> Prof. Dr. Ernst H.K. Stelzer
> Physikalische Biologie/Physical Biology (FB 15, IZN)
> Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (FMLS, CEF-MC)
> Goethe Universit=E4t Frankfurt am Main (Campus Riedberg)
> Max-von-Laue Strasse 15
> D-60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
> Tel   +49 (69) 798 42547, x42555, x42544
> Fax   +49 (69) 798 42546
> Mob +49 (170) 6357 168
> http://www.bmls-institute.dehttp://www.uni-frankfurt.dehttp://www.researc=
> ernst.stel... at
> stel... at

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