Compose and parse standard MIME formatted email messages.
|RFC 822, RFC 2045, RFC 2046, RFC 2047, RFC 2048
The Mail Message ActiveX control provides an interface for
composing and processing email messages and newsgroup articles which
are structured according to the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
(MIME) standard. Using this control, an application can easily create
complex messages which include multiple alternative content types,
such as plain text and styled HTML text, file attachments and
It is not required that the developer understand the complex MIME
standard; a single method can be used to create multipart message,
complete with a styled HTML text body and support for international
character sets. The Mail Message control can be easily integrated
with the other mail related components, making it extremely easy to
create and process MIME formatted messages.
The control also includes an interface for managing a local
message storage file that can be used to store and retrieve multiple
messages. Methods are provided to open and create storage files, add,
remove and extract messages from storage, and search the stored
messages for specific header field values.
The SocketTools ActiveX Edition components are self-registering
controls compatible with any programming language that supports COM
(Component Object Model) and the ActiveX control specification. If
you are using Visual Basic 6.0 , you must have Service Pack 6 (SP6)
installed. It is recommended that you install all updates for your
This control is supported on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and
later versions of the desktop and server platforms. If you are using
Windows 7, you must have Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed as a minimum
requirement. It is recommended that you install the current service
pack and all critical updates available for the operating system.
This product includes both 32-bit and 64-bit ActiveX controls.
Native 64-bit CPU support requires the latest 64-bit version of
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or later versions of the Windows
When you distribute an application that uses this control, you can
either install the file in the same folder as your application
executable or as a shared component in the appropriate system folder.
If you install the control in the system folder, it is important that
you distribute the correct version for the target platform and it
must be registered. If you install the control in the same folder as
your executable, it is recommended that you use registration-free
activation or COM redirection to ensure that the correct version of
the control is loaded by the application.