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Old 01-14-2002
Send a *.pdf file as a attachment

Hi there,

i am very new in the unix sector. (i work on HP UX, an Sun Solaris)
i can write some simple scripts,.....
but now i will wirte a script with "mail".
i would like to send a pdf file to a mail recipient.
But if i try it with "mail -s "email@adress" < "filename(with path)" it does`nt works.

Can somebody help me with this problem?

P.S. Maybe someone can also help me to configure on the HP UX the mail.

Thx!


Smilie
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Old 01-14-2002
Whats the error message?
shaik786
# 3  
Old 01-14-2002
message

itīs not a really errormessage.
the mail recipient has only a mail with unreadable text because the pdf file is directly in the mail (not as attachemt)

thx in advance!
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Old 01-15-2002
Re: message

Quote:
Originally posted by scotty
itīs not a really errormessage.
the mail recipient has only a mail with unreadable text because the pdf file is directly in the mail (not as attachemt)

thx in advance!
You should be able to use uuencode to convert the pdf file into a stream of ASCII 7-bit text and use the mail command to send the document to whomever you please. More than likely, the mail program of the recipient will be able to uudecode the attachment into a usable form.

see `man uuencode` for more details. Unfortunately, work as closed off port 22 and I can no longer SSH into my box at the house to look up little tidbits. Smilie

Hope this helps!
 

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