MS Access

  smullan_2000 16:08 11 Feb 2004

i was wonedering, maybe i'm asking too much of access, i am setting up a database for work and was wondering if there was any way to get access to e-mail on specific dates when they are reached in access to send a reminder that the date has now come, if that makes sense

  LeadingMNMs 17:45 11 Feb 2004

If it can then it will probably need a complex bit of code.

  R4 18:09 11 Feb 2004

Have you looked at the 'Contacts' Sample database to see how they get access to mail thier contacts on given dates:

OR:-- If you send the data to the database on a set date you could use Outlook to send a mail to the people concerned. ie: reminder mail on 10th. of eacj month.

  Taran 18:30 11 Feb 2004

This is how it works:

1. Write a routine to run through a recordset

2. Create reports file(s)

3. Create email text

4. Send mail.

5. Write a scheduling module or program and combine the two.

It's kind of like a triggered mail merge, for want of a better description.

I suggest you click here to begin with and search the site articles and code samples for these keywords:



bulk mail

automate email

You should be able to put something together after reading and understanding the articles and code samples on that site. It's one of the best sites I know of for Access information.

  Chris the Ancient 18:38 11 Feb 2004

Another good site - and I got quite a lot of stuff on e-mails by doing a search there is at...

click here

But do a search in the Access section first! Also look at the FAQs.

And replies are usually reasonably forthcoming with not too long a wait (unlike PCA forum where replies are nearly instantaneous!)



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