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Taking MailTo to the next level

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If you’ve ever written a website in HTML, you are probably familiar with the MailTo-command, used to automatically start a new email message when the link is clicked. However, you can do so much more with the command. Here are some examples:
 

  • Address message to multiple recipients
  • Add entry in the “Subject” field
  • Add entry in the “Copy To” or “CC” field
  • Add entry in the “Blind Copy To” or “BCC” field
  • Add entry in the “Body” field

 
Now, I’m sure you’re wondering how exactly we get the code to do this. Here’s how (click the link to see the effect):
 

 
Of course, you can also combine the effect:
 

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