Attach ICal Export File Within Email

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  1. Nick
    Nick avatar
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    Jan 2009

    Posted 28 Jun 2009 Link to this post

    I currently send the user an email when they insert an appointment. I would like to attach an .ics export file as part of the email. Is this possible?

  2. Veselin Vasilev
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    Posted 01 Jul 2009 Link to this post

    Hello Nick,

    Yes, this is possible.
    Please see our online demo - in the code behind you will find a method WriteData. You can modify it so it saves the .ics file to the file system and then attach it to the MailMessage object:

    private void WriteCalendar(string data) 
        ASCIIEncoding ue = new ASCIIEncoding(); 
        byte[] fileData = ue.GetBytes(data); 
        //save the file to a temp folder 
        FileStream file = new FileStream("c:\\temp\\export.ics", FileMode.OpenOrCreate, FileAccess.Write); 
        file.Write(fileData, 0, fileData.Length); 

    Here is how to attach a file to an email.

    I hope this will get you started.

    Veselin Vasilev
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  4. Sankar
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    Jun 2015

    Posted 26 Aug 2015 in reply to Veselin Vasilev Link to this post


              Is there any way to book the same timing(our scheduler appointment time) in the online outlook calender. By send mail attachments? or is there any way sync the scheduler and outlook calender?

     Please let me know ASAP.

  5. Plamen
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    2723 posts

    Posted 27 Aug 2015 Link to this post


    You can use the exchange Provider to sync RadScheduler and Outlook as it is described here.

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