A READER ASKS: Change The "From" default In Send Mail Script Step

From Dwayne Wright - Certified FileMaker 9 Developer
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A READER ASKS
I read your recent post regarding FILEMAKER: The Send Mail Script Step.

Is there a way to change the "From" default? The only way I know is to change the Outlook From than change back but is there a way to do this within the script steps?

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DWAYNE RESPONDS
As far as I know, there isn’t a way to change the FROM address in the Send Mail script step. Now that is a totally different answer than ... is there a way that I can change the FROM address in an email generated from my FileMaker database.

Do not forget our friends in the FileMaker Plug-In developer community. There are a number of FileMaker email related plug-ins that will super size your options with FileMaker / email related operations. I’ve had it on my list to research the various email plug-ins for quite some time but it keeps getting put on the back burner. One that I’ve been partial to in the past is mailit. I just did a quick check on their web site and they have support for multiple From email addresses.

Again, I haven’t had a chance to work with mailit version 3 but you might want to give it a try. It looks like they have a demo version at their web site at ...

http://www.dacons.net/fmplugins/mailit3/prodinfo/index.html
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