Alpha Video Training
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: eMail problem WIN10

  1. #1
    Member
    Real Name
    David Boomer
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    Location
    Brampton Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    657

    Default eMail problem WIN10

    I have been using A5 eMail successfully or a very long time... I recently switched some computers to WIN10 from WIN7...
    I have not changed anything in the database, which has been in use for over 10 years. I am using the A5 RunTime Plus Build that was current as of January this year (2019).

    The application runs as usual on computers running WIN7... however, on WIN10 I have encountered problems with some eMail functionality...
    Specifically...
    I want to preview the report... then click on the PDF Icon in the top toolbar that sends the .pdf of the report via eMail. (The icon (to the immediate left) produces the .PDF as expected).
    I have configured the eMail icon to send the report using the default eMail client on the computer.

    When the icon is clicked, the report is produced... and... frustratingly, Windows tries to load Outlook (not WINMail). I don't have Office or Outlook installed, so widows asks me to purchase Office, which I will not do.

    I have tried specifying that the default eMail client is the current client being used on the computer (eg eM Client, or WinMail etc)

  2. #2
    "Certified" Alphaholic Mike Wilson's Avatar
    Real Name
    mike wilson
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    4,163

    Default Re: eMail problem WIN10

    if you want a definitive, rock solid solution for email functionality out of A5 desktop, look here.
    https://forum.alphasoftware.com/show...server-session
    It's not for the faint of heart but it is rock solid.
    Mike W
    __________________________
    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

Similar Threads

  1. Column heighth problem after Win10/4K upgrade
    By Pittsburg Steeler in forum Windows Desktop Applications
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 06-05-2017, 10:00 AM
  2. Email problem tranferring the FROM ADDRESS field to the recipient's email.
    By Fulltimer in forum Application Server Version 11 - Web/Browser Applications
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 06-25-2016, 09:48 PM
  3. Win10 and AA12.3 Runtime-- printer defaults to AMYUNI
    By GMLMECH in forum Windows Desktop Applications
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-06-2016, 01:59 AM
  4. Alpha broken in Win10 and Office 2016 so can you locate Winword.Exe using Xbasic
    By Bob Whitaker in forum Windows Desktop Applications
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-18-2016, 11:35 AM
  5. email problem
    By Mike Vasilinda in forum Alpha Five Version 5
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 07-14-2004, 03:43 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •