To send using Outlook you can choose a send method of either Outlook or Extended MAPI.
Outlook as the send method will allow you to use the Outlook "Compose Mail" dialog.
The Outlook account must be in the profile selected in Outlook.
If you receive an error when Outlook is your send method you should first ensure that
- Outlook is installed and configured.
- Outlook has the correct account set up as default.
- Make sure there are no Message Boxes awaiting acknowledgement.
Outlook Security Warning
If you don't have up to date anti-virus software running then Outlook may prompt with a
warning when sending each email.
If you can't update your anti-virus software you can turn it off in Outlook.
for Microsoft's suggestions on how to configure your PC to avoid this. Note : although
changes are listed as suggestions, it is usually sufficient to change the settings using
- Close Outlook, and right-click on the Outlook shortcut to Run Outlook as
- Set the programmatic access to 'Never warn me'
If you can't resolve it this way then you should use Extended MAPI as your send method
Outlook not found
Microsoft Windows requires you to run any program that accesses Microsoft Outlook in the same
security context (privileges/elevation) as that in which Microsoft Outlook is running.
Typically, that means either 'Run As Administrator' or not. The Windows UAC system will not allow
a calling application that is running at a higher privilege level to make a call to an
application running at a lower privilege level.
After installation it is necessary to reboot, then log back in again in order to send using
Outlook as the send method.
If you get this message even after a reboot then you will need to do one of the two things
Run Outlook in non-Administrator mode. You can now print and send using pdfMachine. You
can also open pdfMachine from the Start menu, open a PDF and use the send menu.
If you must run Outlook 'As Administrator' you will need to run pdfMachine from the Start
menu then make sure you also right-click 'Run As Administrator'.
If you have pdfMachine merge open then you will need to uncheck the "I want to use Outlook" checkbox and then check the box again. This will make pdfMachine merge refresh the connection to Outlook.
Outlook has returned an unspecified
error for one or more of the following email
Make sure there are no message boxes awaiting acknowledgement.
Outlook will attempt to 'resolve names'. Check that your To/Cc/Bcc emails all resolve to a valid