Can I specify the email address display name

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timfreemans4s
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Can I specify the email address display name

Post by timfreemans4s » Thu Apr 05, 2007 5:27 am

Hi,

I have been testing the demo API and I am a little unclear about specifying the email addresses.

I would like to specify the display name;

eg. "Test Address1" <address1@bla.com>; "Test Address2" <address2@bla.com>

However this does not work with outlook, but the following does (found purely by experimentation):

<"Test Address1" address1@bla.com>; <"Test Address2" address2@bla.com>

Then to make matters more difficult, there seems to be inconsistency across different email clients (eg Outlook Express, Eudora, Thunderbird). Is there a way around this issue in the Driver API (eg some specific semantics for email addresses in the API - for defining display names and address)? Or is this just a MAPI problem with no solution?

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Post by John - Tracker Supp » Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:26 am

Hi,

the recipients' list may contain one or more items separated by a comma ',' or semicollon ';'.

Each item may be in the form:
"Display name" <email@address> or just - email@address

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