Common function for sending mail

This is the common function for sending mail using LotusScript. In this function just pass Sendto, CC, BCC, Subject, Body, and Document Link as an Argument when you call the function. You can also send Mail to multiple users at the same time; just pass the variable that holds multiple values in Sendto, CC, or BCC as an Argument.

Public Function SendMailMemo
(sendTo As Variant, _
cc As Variant, _
bcc As Variant, _
subject As String, _
body As String, _
linkTo As NotesDocument) As Integer
 On Error Goto ErrorHandler
 Dim s As New NotesSession
 Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace
 Dim mailDb As NotesDatabase
 Dim mailDoc As NotesDocument
 Dim rtItem As NotesRichTextItem
 Set mailDb =s.CurrentDatabase
 Dim vSendTo As Variant
 Dim vCC As Variant
 Dim vBCC As Variant
 vSendTo=Evaluate(|@explode("| & sendTo & |";";")|)
 vCC=Evaluate(|@explode("| & cc & |";";")|)
 vBCC=Evaluate(|@explode("| & bcc & |";";")|)
 Set mailDoc = mailDb.CreateDocument
 mailDoc.Form = "Memo"
 mailDoc.SendTo = vSendTo
 mailDoc.CC = vCC
 mailDoc.BCC = vBCC
 mailDoc.Subject = subject
 Set rtItem = mailDoc.CreateRichTextItem("Body")
 Call rtItem.AppendText(body)
 If Not(linkTo Is Nothing) Then
  Call rtItem.AddNewLine(2)
  Call rtItem.AppendDocLink(linkTo, 
"Double-click to open document")
 End If
 Call mailDoc.Send(False)

 'Message box to Ckeck mail send to whome
 Msgbox "Mail Send To " 
& Implode(mailDoc.GetItemValue("SendTo"),";")
 Msgbox "Mail CC To " 
& Implode(mailDoc.GetItemValue("CC"),";")
 Msgbox "Mail BCC To " 
& Implode(mailDoc.GetItemValue("BCC"),";")
 SendMailMemo = True
 Exit Function
 Msgbox "SendMail: Error " 
& Str$(Err) & ": " & Error$ & " : at line number " & Erl
 Resume TheEnd
 SendMailMemo = False
End Function

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This was first published in October 2005

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