Q: using mailto in VB 
Do you have example of using api that uses mailto, so that you can open
the users default email package and send a message?
Gary ML Strobel; leo9@icon.co.zw

A: use the next code: Declare Function ShellExecute Lib "shell32.dll" Alias "ShellExecuteA" _ (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpOperation As String, ByVal lpFile As String, _ ByVal lpParameters As String, ByVal lpDirectory As String, ByVal nShowCmd As Long) _ As Long Call Shellexecute(Me.hwnd,"Open","mailto:test@abc.com","","",1) Return