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Re^4: Sending email with both html and plaintext

by mavericknik (Sexton)
on Feb 19, 2016 at 18:17 UTC ( #1155656=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Sending email with both html and plaintext
in thread Sending email with both html and plaintext

The problem is the script is suppposed to send out 100's of emails, all to outlook configured the way I have mine set up now. So making changes in outlook does not really solve my problem. I just gave up and am generating a single html code for everything I want to send. Had to make changes to the script but I couldnt figure out another way.
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Re^5: Sending email with both html and plaintext
by RonW (Parson) on Feb 19, 2016 at 20:48 UTC

    The only way to guarantee everything in the message will be treated as being in the body of the message is to put everything in the first (or only) part of the message.

    When mixing plain text with HTML, you can surround the plain test with <tt> ... </tt> tags. Or you can use a text-to-html filter to reformat your text into html.

    If your message's main body is in html, you can "embed" attachments in the main body and they will be displayed as part of the main body. This is done using the <embed> or <object> tags to refer to the individual attachments. The are not actually embedded in the main body, merely "included by reference". But this is still relying on HTML tricks. The reason for doing this would be so the "extra" content you are including in the body is also available for individually saving without duplicating the content in the body and as attachments.

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