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  • mschiefmaker
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    Re: Defining email attachement as a variable Link to this post

    A repeat on an earlier issue, changing to

    $fn = DataObject::get_by_id("MonkeysFist", 7);
    $filepath = "assets/Uploads/mf_attachments/$fn->MFFileName";
    $emailToSubmiter->attachFile($filepath, $fn->MFFileName);

    Fixes it

  • dalesaurus
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    Re: Defining email attachement as a variable Link to this post

    Bizarre stuff, indeed. If any other attachments get cheeky you may want to get a little more hands on and ensure the encoding, contents, and mime type are specified. With certain finicky MUAs out there, sometimes you must apply some thorough beatings until they yield.

    An example from the codes:

    $email = new Email();
    $email->attachments[] = array(
    'filename' => BASE_PATH . "/themes/mytheme/images/header.gif",
    'contents' => file_get_contents(BASE_PATH . "/themes/mytheme/images/header.gif"),
    'mimetype' => 'image/gif',
    'contentLocation' => Director::absoluteBaseURL() . "/themes/mytheme/images/header.gif"
    );

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