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Amit Suresh Pawar
Joined: Dec 09, 2008
Mar 18, 2009 05:55:38
I would like to create an email message in
and place it in a users outbox to be sent when the email client connects to a mail server. Here is the code I am now using:
Runtime.getRuntime().exec("cmd /c start mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org?subject=Test&body=Hello");
This creates a message window in Outlook and fills in the address and subject but does not send the message. I have to click on the send button to move the message to the Outlook outbox.
Is there a way to create an email message in Java and have a users default email client send it with out the user having to do anything?
Amit S. Pawar
Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Mar 18, 2009 06:05:32
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Mar 18, 2009 06:34:31
I don't know that there are Java libraries that can interact with a user's email client to this degree, especially as it would be different for each email client. Some platform-specific and email-client-specific scripting may do the trick.
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