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Is it possible?

Ravi Mandalapu
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
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Hi,
I have to invoke netscape messenger at client side.
I am thinking we can do this using mailto:// command.
i have to pass the form data(which i will get from database) to netscape messenger fields(like to,cc,bcc,subject body),user can't edit those fields in netscape Messenger(he can edit those fields in form), simply click send button in Netscape messenger.
Is there any help, would be greatly appreciate.
Thankx in advanch...
Ravi
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

It is (partly) possible.
that is from Netscape's HTML tag reference.

From your post, it sounds like you are filling out a form and wanting to send an email based on the form input. You say "I have to invoke messenger at client side". Are you sure? If this is a must, then the mailto:// link will invoke a client side email client, but not guaranteed that it will be messenger. There's also no way to control that mail client's behaviour, so your webpage couldn't 'block' them from changing the email fields.

But maybe you don't even need to invoke a client-side email client. What if they don't have one?

The solution is the JavaMail API. Check it out here: http://java.sun.com/products/javamail/index.html
[This message has been edited by Mike Curwen (edited May 28, 2001).]
Ravi Mandalapu
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
Posts: 34
Hi Mike,
Thank you very much for your response.
Yes, u are right.
I did the mailing application using JavaMail API.(no problem i am sending data properly(html data or text data))
But they want to send mails to their clients through Netscape Messenger.(Only that is the reason i am using mailto:// command)
Is there any other approach to invoke Messenger at client side?
After trasfering data from form to Messenger(What you said in first approach mailto://....),the user can't edit the Messenger fields(cc,to,body,...)they should be disabled.
How it is possible? Can we have any Messenger API for that?
Even if i trasfer data from form to messenger, the data is appearing in text format(even i send html data from form).
I don't have any idea how to access Messenger fields like body,to,cc.....
If you have any idea about this, kindly give some ideas...
i will be very much thankful for your reponse.
Thank you.
Ravi
Ravi Mandalapu
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
Posts: 34
Hi Mike,
Thank you very much for your response.
Yes, u are right.
I did the mailing application using JavaMail API.(no problem i am sending data properly(html data or text data))
But they want to send mails to their clients through Netscape Messenger.(Only that is the reason i am using mailto:// command)
Is there any other approach to invoke Messenger at client side?
After trasfering data from form to Messenger(What you said in first approach mailto://....),the user can't edit the Messenger fields(cc,to,body,...)they should be disabled.
How it is possible? Can we have any Messenger API for that?
Even if i trasfer data from form to messenger, the data is appearing in text format(even i send html data from form).
I don't have any idea how to access Messenger fields like body,to,cc.....
If you have any idea about this, kindly give some ideas...
i will be very much thankful for your reponse.
Thank you.
Ravi
Ravi Mandalapu
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
Posts: 34
Hi
can anybody help me out about my problem mensioned above.
urgent please...
Ravi
 
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