Ligy

OutlookEx Sending email from different email address

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Hello everyone.

Could you, please, help me with following problem?

I need to send an email as different sender. The way "on behalf" does not fit me well enough. Much better for me would be something like declaring account credentials of the email i want to use and then use something like SendUsingAccount, but I am not able to figure out, how to get it from current OutlookEx.au3. Do you have any idea? Thanks a lot.

 

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Ligy

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I just played with the example posted in the wiki using property "SentOnBehalf" and it works pretty well.
I use Outlook 2010 on Windows 7.

Which version of Outlook do you run?


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Also 2010. I am not able to get it work. Don't know, if it's because some security policies, but when I do it from outlook (new email -> choose different account as from ) it works, when I try to do it via script - "you don't have permission".

Second thing - if you do that SentOnBehalf, how it appears to the recipient? Because to me it is appearing like "From: name1 on behalf of name2" and that's not acceptable for me, i really need to have there only the name2

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

Could you please run example script _OL_AccountGet.au3?
If you find the account you want to send from in the displayed array then I've got a working script for you ;)

Edited by water

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Row|Col 0|Col 1|Col 2|Col 3|Col 4|Col 5|Col 6|Col 7|Col 8
[0]|1|9|||||||
[1]|0|*******|************|*****||*||*****|**.**.**.****


* = my main account

 

So, i suppose the others are missing :/

 

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Strange. Only one account in your profile.

How do you select "name2" when sending a mail "by hand"?


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Well. It's company email, so maybe there are some security rules, so I am not able to get it externally. But when I start a new email and I click "from" button and choose one of the accounts i have been granted full access (sending emails etc.), I am able to send email as that account.

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If you select "File > Info" in Outlook how many accounts do you see?


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Only mine

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So there seems to be another way you access this account (not by your profile). Can you ask your sysadmins how they assign the second user?


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#11 ·  Posted (edited)

Ok, so I were able to get more accounts from that AccountGet func. I added whole account to my profile. So now i get more of them. I also found a script for sending from another account:

#include "OutlookEX.au3"

Global $oOL = _OL_Open()
; Get the list of accounts from your Outlook profile
Global $aAccounts = _OL_AccountGet($oOL)
; Create the mail item
Global $oItem = _OL_ItemCreate($oOL, $olMailItem, "", "", _
  "Subject=TestMail", "BodyFormat=" & $olFormatHTML, "HTMLBody=Bodytext in <b>bold</b>.")
; Set the second account object from your profile to send the mails from
$oItem.SendUsingAccount = $aAccounts[2][4]
; Add a recipient and resolve it
_OL_ItemRecipientAdd($oOL, $oItem, Default, $olTo, "Jon Doe")
; Send the mail
_OL_ItemSend($oOL, $oItem)
; Close Outlook connection
_OL_Close($oOL)

 

Unfortunately i always get this error message: "Variable must be of type "Object".: for the red part.  I tried every possible combination of indexes. Any Idea?
 

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Insert some error checking to your script. Something like this:

#include "OutlookEX.au3"

Global $oOL = _OL_Open()
ConsoleWrite("Open: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Get the list of accounts from your Outlook profile
Global $aAccounts = _OL_AccountGet($oOL)
ConsoleWrite("GetAccounts: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Create the mail item
Global $oItem = _OL_ItemCreate($oOL, $olMailItem, "", "", _
  "Subject=TestMail", "BodyFormat=" & $olFormatHTML, "HTMLBody=Bodytext in <b>bold</b>.")
ConsoleWrite("ItemCreate: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Set the second account object from your profile to send the mails from
$oItem.SendUsingAccount = $aAccounts[2][4]
ConsoleWrite("SendUsingAccount: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Add a recipient and resolve it
_OL_ItemRecipientAdd($oOL, $oItem, Default, $olTo, "Jon Doe")
ConsoleWrite("RecipientAdd: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Send the mail
_OL_ItemSend($oOL, $oItem)
ConsoleWrite("Send: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)
; Close Outlook connection
_OL_Close($oOL)

What do you get?


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Open: 0-1
GetAccounts: 0-0
ItemCreate: 1000-0

"C:\path to the file" (125) : ==> Variable must be of type "Object".:
$oItem.SendUsingAccount = $aAccounts[2][4]
$oItem^ ERROR

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Can you please post the exact _OL_ItemCreate statement (mask sensitive information).
@error = 1000 means: Property does not exist.

 


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Global $oOutlook =  _OL_Open()
ConsoleWrite("Open: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)

Global $aAccounts = _OL_AccountGet($oOutlook)
ConsoleWrite("GetAccounts: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)

Global $oItem = _OL_ItemCreate($oOutlook, $olMailItem, "", "", $eSubject, "BodyFormat=" & $olFormatHTML, $eBody)
ConsoleWrite("ItemCreate: " & @error & "-" & @extended & @CRLF)

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I assume $eSubject and $eBody just contain the Subject and the Body. You need to specify the property to be set with this values. So it schould be:

Global $oItem = _OL_ItemCreate($oOutlook, $olMailItem, "", "", "Subject=" & $eSubject, "BodyFormat=" & $olFormatHTML, "HTMLBody=" & $eBody)

 


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Yep, that was it, how stupid of me. Thank you very much, it's working now. Thanks for all help, I learnt more again. ;-)

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:)


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