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Question SO_ATTACHMENT_INSERT

Hello all,

I have a question regarding the e-mail attachment..I have a requirement to add another attachment (Terms and Conditions) to an E-mail that already contains an PDF (Smartform).

The new attachment is an existing file from application server- so I use OPEN DATASET IN BINARY MODE - and the output is an SOLIX_TAB internal table..my question is how do I convert this format to an OTF format , so that I will be able to use SO_ATTACHEMENT_INSERT( this is the FM used to attach first PDF ) - to attach second attachment to the existing e-mail? Can someone provide an example of OPEN DATASET used with SO_ATTACHEMENT_INSERT ?

Thank you !

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    Feb 02 at 10:30 PM

    SO_ATTACHMENT_INSERT also works with PDF (and any other format). You don't need to convert it into OTF (it's impossible anyway).

    You'd better call SO_ATTACHMENT_INSERT_API1 to pass directly your internal table of type SOLIX_TAB, containing the PDF, to the parameter CONTENTS_HEX.

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    • Hello,

      Indeed, SO_ATTACHMENT_INSERT worked for me :

      1. I used SO_SOLIXTAB_TO_SOLITAB to pass from type solix to soli;

      2.I passed the content of my internat table (type soli ) + attach_type = 'BIN' as parameter.

      Thank you both for your time!

  • Feb 03 at 05:45 PM

    SO_* function modules are pretty ancient, CL_BCS* classes are a bit more friendly to work with and there are plenty of examples here and in the system.

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