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  • Netmailer

    I have netmailer installed as an add-in
    How do you invoke it in an application
    Jim

  • #2
    Re: Netmailer

    Hi Jim,

    In the Interactive window type a5_netmailer_ .

    This will list the functions available to use as Xbasic in a button on a form to run different parts of Netmailer.
    Regards
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    London.
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert


    For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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    • #3
      Re: Netmailer

      These functions are nowhere to be found in any help file. Do you know where they are explained?
      Regards,
      Chet Sapino
      President,
      SAPINO Enterprises
      6451 Pheasant Rd
      East Syracuse, NY 13057

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      • #4
        Re: Netmailer

        I can get netmailer to work just fine from the tools menu with Alpha5 developer. Can set up a button on a form but dosen't work
        like the one from the tools menu, infact it does not work at all. Why is the netmailer not included in the app when install is created. I recieved Netmail Pro with upgrade to Alpha5 V10. In the video it states that you can use in developing your appication for distribution. However when the application is open with Alpha5 runtime is states that the netmailer function is not found.
        Jim

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        • #5
          Re: Netmailer

          Hi Jim,

          I think you have to install the Netmailer in the Runtime also if you are creating a package for distribution.
          Regards
          Keith Hubert
          Alpha Guild Member
          London.
          KHDB Management Systems
          Skype = keith.hubert


          For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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          • #6
            Re: Netmailer

            I meant to say right click on a tablet and select add in instead running from "Tools". Can set up a button on a form but dosen't work like the one from the right click menu, infact it does not work at all. Why is the netmailer not included in the app when install is created. I recieved Netmail Pro with upgrade to Alpha5 V10. In the video it states that you can use in developing your appication for distribution. However when the application is open with Alpha5 runtime is states that the netmailer function is not found.

            I will try install in run time directory. Will let yoiu know
            Thanks Keith

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            • #7
              Re: Netmailer

              I installed Netmailer in the run time directory, you can browse and find the addins installed folder and netmailer is listed.
              However when you right click on a tablet and then click on addin and select netmailer -create a new job -says that netmailer is not installed.

              Where are the xbasic functions for netmailer listed. Not in the help file or on the message board.


              Jim

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              • #8
                Re: Netmailer

                Hi Jim,

                I have not used Netmailer in Runtime. I would think that you would create the button in the full version which would then be available in the runtime version.

                Help is available from within Netmailer itself. Right click on a table and from the Menu select Addins -> Netmailer->Create New Job. In the bottom right hand corner next to the Cancel button you will see the Help button. Click on that for all the instructions for Netmailer.

                What Xbasic functions are you looking for other than those I told you about?
                Regards
                Keith Hubert
                Alpha Guild Member
                London.
                KHDB Management Systems
                Skype = keith.hubert


                For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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                • #9
                  Re: Netmailer

                  Yes you are correct about the help file -which is out of date.
                  I have no problem createing a job by right clicking on a table and running netmailer. The problem is when you add a button on a form to run netmailer you do not get the same options as you do running it on a table-at least I don't. It never gives an option to set the filter or sort.
                  xbasic code:
                  a5_netmailer_start()
                  Jim

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                  • #10
                    Re: Netmailer

                    Hi Jim,

                    See screen shot of dialog after completing Create New Netmailer Job.

                    The first Tables, lets you set the Filter and Order expressions. Also note the Update option, this is very useful.
                    Regards
                    Keith Hubert
                    Alpha Guild Member
                    London.
                    KHDB Management Systems
                    Skype = keith.hubert


                    For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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                    • #11
                      Re: Netmailer

                      yes I can use the update options window but I was expecting a screen that looks like the attached image.-to set options just before sending. This window is available when you run a job from right click on a table and use the netmailer functions. It is not available if netmailer is run from a button on a form.
                      As I see it you have no way to test your options before you send from a form.
                      Jim

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                      • #12
                        Re: Netmailer

                        Hi Jim,

                        There are several functions for Netmailer, I suggest you check them all out.

                        Have you used a5_netmailer_prompt()?
                        Regards
                        Keith Hubert
                        Alpha Guild Member
                        London.
                        KHDB Management Systems
                        Skype = keith.hubert


                        For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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                        • #13
                          Re: Netmailer

                          Keith
                          Have tried all of the functions. The one that I can get to work is a5_netmailer_start(). The other all seem to have a problem or its my xbasic code.

                          I still can not figure out how to ship with an application.
                          I installed netmailer in the runtime directory as you suggested-but it did not work-tells me it is not installed.
                          Thanks for your help
                          Jim

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                          • #14
                            Re: Netmailer

                            if you want to allow users of an app using runtime, i believe you need to buy the netmailer runtime edition for distribution.

                            i contacted alpha about this a couple of months ago and this is the response i got back.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Netmailer

                              Originally posted by richard2007 View Post
                              if you want to allow users of an app using runtime, i believe you need to buy the netmailer runtime edition for distribution.

                              i contacted alpha about this a couple of months ago and this is the response i got back.
                              I wonder if this means that if one buys one of the deal being offered right now [NetMailer Pro for Version 10 (Normally $495) free with any of the offered bundles], that it can't be used with the runtime, even if one is buying a bundle that includes the runtime. I can't imagine (well, maybe I can!) that something that costs $495 can't be used with the runtime. Maybe Richard can clarify.

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