Re: Lost filename for attachment

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Subject: Re: Lost filename for attachment
Posted by:  Remy Lebeau (TeamB) (
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005

"Richard Gillingham" <richa…> wrote in message

> Env.  Indy10 W32 D2005
> I am adding an attachment to a simple text email using
> TIdAttachment.Create(IdMsgSend.MessageParts, fileName);

In Indy 10, you cannot instantiate TIdAttachment directly.  It is an
abstract base class.  You need to use TIdAttachmentFile instead.

> I can send this successfully without problem.  However the attachment
> filename is blank in Outlook 2000.  In Outlook 2003 it is fine, in webmail
> clients it is fine and also I know this used to work in Outlook 2000 using
> Indy 9.

Then I suggest you show the actual message data so people can see what the
headers actually look like.




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Lost filename for attachment posted by Richard Gillingham on Fri, 8 Apr 2005