mailto - limitations and paths forward

The mailto tag used in html content is used to load the default mapi client (email client) on the user’s box when its link is clicked and have it display a window for sending email.  The mailto link can contain basic information such as who the message, subject, etc.  There are however some limitations.    …

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HOWTO: Set and Get the a multibyte (Japanese, Chinese, Etc) custom header with CDOSYS

Custom headers in multibyte languages (Japanese, Chinese, etc) will not be encoded properly when set using CDO alone. They may appear to be correctly set, however when read back on a recieved message they may be messed-up. Here is an example of a Japanese header: I had a case where a customer wanted to read…

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Comparing strings - a few samples

I thought I would share some simple sample code which is useful for finding problems in string content.  Here are three methods I wrote which are useful to see whats in a string and differences between strings.  I use these with a simple program which uses two text boxes for pasting text into and a…

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CDO 1.21 and Unicode Text (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, etc)

CDO 1.21 and Unicode Text (Japanese, Chinese, Korean, etc)   Having issues using CDO 1.21 with multi-byte (unicode) languages such as Japanese, Korean, Chinese? Do you want a way to create an appointment item with Japanese text using CDO 1.21?  This is not as straight-forward as it should be, here is info to help.  You will probably…

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