E-WF: How to Send Email With Content Type HTML

(Doc ID 618929.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 200744816



***Checked for relevance on 13-Feb-2013***


Symptoms


           Provide example of how to send email as content type HTML as opposed to just type plain text.

Changes

Up to PT 8.49.12, this variable setting worked for Content Type;

&contentHtml = "Content-type: text/html; charset=US-ASCII";



As of PT 8.49.13, the C++ program that sends email, was changed to use MCF and javamail.  At this point the correct way to reference Content Type is;


&contentHtml = "text/html; charset=US-ASCII";



And if same code offers conditional html or plain text, code like this can be used;


If &Var_Html = True Then
   &contentHtml = "text/html; charset=US-ASCII";
Else
  &contentHtml = "text/plain; charset=US-ASCII";
End-If;


As of PT 8.50 and beyond which uses javamail, this is the format;

 

 

Cause

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