HTTP ActiveX to Automatically Detect Settings

Question: How can I use your HTTP ActiveX library in VB to download a file with my connection settings “automatically detect settings” instead of proxy settings? Answer: Set the HTTP object’s UseIeProxy property = 1. This will cause the proxy host/port used by Internet Explorer (if set) to be used by the Chilkat HTTP component.

SMTP 550 No such user here

This was just discovered with one SMTP server: the error message: RCPT TO: <> 550 <> No such user here Was caused by forgetting to authenticate with the SMTP server.  The SMTP server requires authentication in order to relay email to another domain (in other words, it’s protected against being an open-relay).  The error message from this particular SMTP server […]

Convert MIME to Plain-Text?

Question: Is it possible to convert MIME to plain-text? Answer: The Chilkat MIME and/or Email API’s may be used to extract the plain-text body (or bodies) and/or HTML bodies from a MIME message. If a MIME-part is already plain-text, no conversion is necessary. It’s simply a matter of using the Chilkat MIME or Email API to extract the part’s contents. […]