Re: [Emerald] Emerald Mailer

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Sat, 26 Jun 1999 09:33:18 -0700

Mark Lipscombe wrote:
> Is there any way of modifying the output which Emerald makes when mailing
> out invoices?
> I know I can modify einvoice.rpt, and have done so, but what I really need
> in addition to that is two things:
> 1. The ability to output using HTML (ie being able to change/set the
> Content-type to text/html), so formatted invoices output correctly,
> considering most Windows-based mail clients do not, by default, use a fixed
> width font. I could probably do this by setting up a dummy mail server
> using Perl or something, and then have it change the headers, add a
> <pre></pre> around the message body and then forward it to a real
> mailserver, but that would be a *very* messy path *eek* :^)

The next major update of Emerald will include the ability to specify
on a per-user basis what kind of emailed invoice the user wants,
text, html, or html link.

> 2. Is there any way to strip the X-Mailer header short of the aforementioned
> method? The less a customer knows about what billing software we use, the
> better.

Not that I know of.


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.