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From Dion Gillard <dion.gill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [email] HTML Emails with images don't display in Outlook 2000
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2005 16:43:18 GMT
How does it look when sent to other email clients?

On 10/19/05, al@starfishzone.com <Andrew@starfishzone.com> wrote:
> I am having a problem sending HTML Emails with inline image attachments
> against the client Microsoft Outlook 2000 SP-3.
> I am using commons-email-1.0.jar
>
> With an HtmlEmail I am embedding 2 images, adding an HTML part and Text part.
>
> The resultant Body structure is:
>
> Entity  Content-Type            Encoding
> 1       text/plain              7bit
> 2       multipart/related
> 2.1     text/html               7bit
> 2.2     image/jpeg              base64
> 2.3     image/jpeg              base64
>
> Outlook, by default, shows the text part with the HTML email as an
> attachment (correctly showing the images).  My "problem" is that I think
> the HTML should be shown by default.
>
> If I eliminate the text part the situation is not resolved; I get this
> structure which is still not interpreted properly:
> Entity  Content-Type    Name    Encoding
> 1       text/html               7bit
> 2       multipart/related
> 2.1     image/jpeg              base64
> 2.2     image/jpeg              base64
>
> I am guessing that it is an issue with this particular email client and
> the Body Structure?
> (seeing the discussion on here, for example,
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30973)
>
> If this is not a fault in the email package, is there a workaround for
> Outlook 2000 SP-3?
>
> Andrew Liles.
>
>
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