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Old 05-16-2005
HELP!!! how to send PDF file as an attachment using mailx

Hi,

iam using the following command:

Code:
uuencode file1.pdf file1.pdf|mailx - s "waz up?" xyz@domain.com

Iam recieving an encoding error when i try to open the attachment.

Pls help..very urgent!!!
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Old 05-17-2005
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brat
Hi,

iam using the following command:

Code:
uuencode file1.pdf file1.pdf|mailx - s "waz up?" xyz@domain.com

Iam recieving an encoding error when i try to open the attachment.

Pls help..very urgent!!!
try this.
step 1. convert the file to dos/bin format
Code:
ux2dos file1.pdf > new.file1.pdf

step 2.
Code:
uuencode path/new.file1.pdf  file1.pdf | mailx addr1@dom.com

hope this helps

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