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I want to create a button that would trigger to send an email with all the documents in a certain document library.

I tried creating this on workflows but unfortunately I can't seem to add multiple attachments and only Encoded Absolute URL works.

Is there a workaround for this using SPD, if not how do I do this using visual studio? My problem is that the contents of the emails are accessed in a list that has the To, CC, Subject and body.

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I don't think you're going to find an OOTB solution to this. However you may look at installing a 3rd party component to add a more sophisticated email action to your workflows.

  • Thanks for replying, a third party was not an option due to budget contraints. Can't this be done using visual studio? – Mark Jan 11 '12 at 4:50
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There is a codeplex solution for this- http://sendemailsp2010.codeplex.com/

When the feature is active, there will be added a button “Send documents as e-mail” to the section “Share & Track” in the ribbon of all document libraries. This button will be active only if at least one document is selected. After clicking on “Send documents as email” the dialog “New Mail-Dialog” of Outlook will be opened and the selected documents will be automatically added as attachments.There is an additional possibility to send a single document as an e-mail via context menu too.

Now, the customization you require would be to fetch details from a List where your To,CC, Subject and body resides and somehow attach it to the dialopg of Outlook.

Good Luck.

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