ColdFusion added this new attribute called filename to override the filename specified in the file attribute. A sample example is below cfmail. Does any one know how I can code so that a users local computer files are attached to a cfmail tag> instead of this tag looking for the file in the server? Thanks. The live Url link did not work in Hotmail, but was available as a downloadable attachment. While I could not test it, I was told that the test for live.

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Using the cfmailparam tag

If you specify the filename attribute with the name of the attachment, the new name is set as the attachment replacing the name of the attachment in the file location. This tool uses Attah and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. I don’t think there is a way to attach a file but call it something different when attaching to an email.

After you’ve renamed your attachments with cffile and passed them to cfmailparamColdfusion will delete them from disk for you once they have been processed by the mail spool:. Mutually exclusive with name attribute.

cfmail attachment – Coldfusion – Advanced Techniques

ColdFusion release Update 4: Tell us what you think. Is there something I’m missing? Alternatively you could call Coldfusion’s underlying Java and construct your email message with attachments from memory only, with whatever names you fancy.

Here’s the code we usually use to send out the newsletter: If you get stuck you can get support by emailing forums sitepoint. If the server spools mail and does not deliver it right away, how would this be possible?

Is there a way to do this?

This is pretty much what I ended up doing but rather than writing the file to disk and deleting it I used the content attribute in CF8 to deal with most of this by just reading in the file to a binary variable and then letter cfmai, write it out.

This seems to only work for one attachment. I searched for something similar to attachh original question and this is what I was looking for. The following cfmaik the internal exception message: To get the attachment to attach and the text of yoru email to be printed in the email and not be an attachment, you need to place cfmailparam tag at the end of the cfmail after all the text and I had to take out the cfmailparam tag that dealt with the header!

A sample example is below. You can not post a blank message.

ColdFusion Help | cfmailparam

Attaching a file to an email, using cfmailparam. Then you would just want to delete the file once you are finished.

The file attribute specifies the file name to include in the mail header, not a file on the ColdFusion system From: All times are GMT. You can now find them here. Core Xii 4, 4 23 Go to original post. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Check out Dan Switzer’s cfmajl for an example on CF 7.

attachh This ID must be globally unique and is used to identify the file in an IMG or other tag in the mail body that references the file content. There’s a support group for that.

Sets the given file name as the attachment file name. Please enter a title. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


I can use the code: If you are running 8. I have a select box with and a link on the side that Opens a pop up page and displays a browse button where they select the file.

Not used with the name attribute.