“addAttachmentData:” to add any types of files as an attachment. .. a NSData object for that file, followed by nailing down the MIME type. achmentData Method public virtual Void AddAttachmentData (NSData attachment, String mimeType, String fileName ). The MFMailComposeViewController has the delegate method addAttachmentData:mimeType: fileName: that you can use to add attachment data to the.

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Whenever users mimety;e on any of the file, the app automatically creates an email with the selected file as an attachment. NSLog “Mail sent failure: Author simonng Simon Ng.

NSLog “Mail cancelled”. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Programming iOS 6, 3rd Edition by Matt Neuburg

In the above code, filePaths is a collection of full local file path. As I was mentioning above, the app allows you to share multiple media files which includes image and video files through an email. One last thing before we can test: As always, leave us comment and share your thought about the tutorial. Since Swift is presently the hottest language for iOS apps development, I will provide the implementation in it.

This app allows you to make and save multiple signatures. Load Attachments In Your App!


Make the following mods to ScaryBugDoc. As the primary focus is to demonstrate the attachment usage, we keep the demo app very simple. You can find more information about this app on my other addtatachmentdata specifically dedicated to description of this app.

Hope this post will help you. Then compile and run your app, and you should be able to automatically export a scary bug from your app via email! The demo app should display a list of files in the main view.

MessageUI.MFMailComposeViewController.AddAttachmentData Method

So go ahead and compile and run your app, and if all works well you should be able to open up the email afdattachmentdata and see the bug imported into your app!

You can check out this tutorial for further explanation. Line of the above code define the email subject, message content and recipients. Addathachmentdata MessageUI framework has made it really easy to send email in your apps. Intro to Object Oriented Programming.

iOS Programming Tutorial: Create Email with Attachment Using MessageUI Framework

Demo App for email attachment. We populate the fields of that view with initial values including the recipient email, subject and body text. Should you need a code in Objective-C syntax, that really shouldn’t be hard mimettype achieve.

Today I will teach you how you can share not only media but any local items through an email through an iOS apps. Lastly, we invoke the addAttachmentData method to attach the file. To understand what happens when, Oliver Drobnick has put together a very handy article with diagrams on what gets called when.


For your complete reference, you can download the full source from here.

After downloading and extracting the zipped file, you can addatrachmentdata and run the project. You can save and view signature creation as an image or a video. The project template comes with:. The way you do this on iOS is by registering your app as able to handle certain UTIsand exporting any UTIs that are not already known by the system. So we read it out here as an NSData and pass it to our importData method that we wrote earlier. To save you from creating addattafhmentdata Xcode project from scratch, you can download this project template to begin the development.

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