View Full Version : how do i create an email with images that arent attachments?
10-16-2004, 02:05 AM
:rolleyes: I used frontpage to create an email html file that has images externally loading from another site. but for some reason, every time i send the email, it sends the images as attachments, which irritates some people. how can i send the email with images not as attachments?
10-16-2004, 04:05 AM
You could encode them using base64. Do a Google search for it. For instance, this code has an embedded gif image
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
</html>Otherwise, tell these people to get an email client that displays image attachments within the page.
10-16-2004, 03:35 PM
is that how all major companies send email, thru base 64? it seems rather complicated...plus, i tried copying & pasting your code to make a new html file, but when i went to view it in IE it was just a blank page w/no image at all.
10-17-2004, 11:00 PM
is that how all major companies send email, thru base 64?No, all images are sent as attachments. If the image is shown in the document, it's because the email client is showing them there.[/quote]i tried copying & pasting your code to make a new html file, but when i went to view it in IE it was just a blank page w/no image at all.[/QUOTE]You don't say. That may have something to do with Internet Explorer and the fact that it's a **** browser.
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