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    Question sending a link in an email

    Hi JohnH and Josh, I included under with mailMessage .IsBodyHtml = True, but it does not resolve the issue. I could provide a line in the body of the message stating that if the link does not begin with http: cut from http: to the end of the link and paste it in the browser, but that is very...
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Hi JohnH and Josh, Thanks for the intervention. I'll give that a try in the morning and let you know how it goes. Tom
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Hi Josh, I just tried changing the recipient email from Verizon to gmail and the "(recipient email address)" class="parsedLink" target="_blank">" is not stuck on the front of "http://www.(web site)/blog/Validate/default.aspx?passvalue=(recipient email address)." I was able to click on the link...
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Josh, I just tried sending using gmail with the same error result. The app is created with Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition, on a Vista 64 bit system with Internet Explorer 9. I've also tried in with Explorer 8. I'm running on a local area network (1 Vista desktop, 1 Vista...
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Hi Josh, Many thanks for the suggestions. I had been using a 64 bit Vista machine so I tried an XP system, with the same error result. I'll try it on a different email and see what happens. Thanks again, Tom
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Hi Josh, Thanks for the interest. The code is below. Where: (passemailidlb.Text) is the email address provided by the user (fromemailaddress) is the email address of my website (userid) and (password) are my network userid and password (website) is my...
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    Question sending a link in an email

    Greetings, I am developing an app that requires users to register to use. I request an email address to which I send a clickable link that allows the user to then register a userID and a password. All works well EXCEPT...when the link appears in the recipient's mail it also contains...
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    Question Identification of local drive from website

    To clarify: The idea is that someone (user) would access the website and activate the software that would process information on the user's local drive. Is there a way for the website software to know the location of the information on the local drive (let's say c:/cataloges/(file a, file b...
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    Question Identification of local drive from website

    I have an application that catalogs .jpg images according to 12 criteria. The application resides on a website. Rather than upload all of the images to the website from a local drive for cataloging, I would like to access the .jpgs as they reside on the local drive. I have been unable to get...
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    Question Baffled by results of downloadfile --- need suggestions

    Thanks again jmcilhinney I appreciate your reply.
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    Question Baffled by results of downloadfile --- need suggestions

    Many thanks jmcilhinney. I'll rethink the process. How would one change the "c:/" identity to indicate the local PC rather than the website? BTW, I can't believe that my ISP is allowing me to write to the website c drive, but that is obviously happening.
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    Question Baffled by results of downloadfile --- need suggestions

    Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition. Behind code is VB.net I am using DownLoadFile to copy a file from my website to my local PC. I have enclosed the process in try/catch/end try. I receive no errors. Upon completion of the process I check for the existence of the file at...
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    Question Image positioning

    I have developed a VB.net app for a sports memorabalia collection that allows a user to select criteria (year, manufacturer, team, etc.) from various sources on the screen (comboboxes, textboxes). Based upon the selected criteria, the application reads a directory that contains .jpg images that...
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