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how to create a button to mail the webpage

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I want to create a button that when clicked, the webpage will then be in the body of Microsoft outlook ready to be emailed. It is for our office maps. People here have difficulty using the file>send page as> of the internet explorer and demanded that a button be but but I cannot seem to make it work that way.

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Jul 6 '07 #1
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This a simple example to do such a thing.This is enough for sending palin text. I didnt try it for rich text. You have to give it a try.

Thanks!- Ajaxrand

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  1.  <html> 
  2. <head>
  3. <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript">
  4. function mailIt(){
  5. var mailbody = document.getElementById("mailbody").innerHTML;
  6. window.location=" Mail&body="+mailbody+"";
  7. }
  8. </script>
  9. </head>
  10. <body>
  11. <DIV id="mailbody">
  12. I want to create a button that when clicked, 
  13. the webpage will then be in the body of 
  14. Microsoft outlook ready to be emailed. 
  15. It is for our office maps. People here have 
  16. difficulty using the file>send page as> of the 
  17. internet explorer and demanded that a button be but 
  18. but I cannot seem to make it work that way.
  19. </DIV>
  20. <a href="#" onclick="javascript:mailIt()"><input type="button" value="Mail It"></a>
  21. </body>
  22. </html>
Jul 6 '07 #2

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