1. Yasir Masood
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  3. Sunday, 27 October 2019 20:04 PM UTC

Hi,

I am using a web service to retrieve a picture from cloud. The picture is stored in a blob.

I can show the picture using the picture object. Now i need to the following three tasks

1. Save the picture

2. Email the Picture.

I am not sure how i can do that. Any help would be appreciated.

Using PB 2017 R3 Build 1858.

 

Thanks

 

 

Roland Smith Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Monday, 28 October 2019 02:09 AM UTC
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My email example has the ability to email blobs directly, you don't have to save it to a file first.

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Miguel Leeuwe Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
  1. Sunday, 27 October 2019 23:48 PM UTC
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for 

1. Use FileWriteEx()

integer li_FileNum
blob emp_id_pic


SELECTBLOB salary_hist INTO : emp_id_pic
FROM Employee WHERE Employee.Emp_Num = 100
USING Emp_tran;


li_FileNum = FileOpen("C:\EMPLOYEE\EMP_PICS.BMP", &
StreamMode!, Write!, Shared!, Replace!)
FileWriteEx(li_FileNum, emp_id_pic)

FileClose(li_FileNum)

 

For 2, I suggest you download one of Roland's examples on how to send email with smtp. It includes the sending of attachments: http://www.topwizprogramming.com/freecode_emailsmtp.html

or you can check on how to send email with MAPI (I don't recommend it), or you can use Outlook and OLE to send email.

 

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What was the third task?
  1. Miguel Leeuwe
  2. Monday, 28 October 2019 01:03 AM UTC
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