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Discussion in 'Software Development' started by edwright, Jan 10, 2003.

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  1. edwright

    edwright Thread Starter

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    Sorry to insult anyone, but it's been 15 years or better since I did any programming.
    I just need a simple basic program to read a directory every 10 minutes and send me an email. I need to monitor a directory system and it's subdirectories, but it's on a PC that I dont have access to.

    I can remember this much, but I know I dont have the syntax right. Anyone feel like helping? I would certainly appreciate it. Thanks!

    ON TIMER(1) GOSUB TimeUpdate
    TIMER ON
    CLS
    StartTime = TIMER
    WHILE TimePast < 600
    TimePast = TIMER - StartTime
    (I need a command shell here to execute: dir c:\mailboxes /s >monfile.txt)
    (then a command to email the file)
    WEND
    END

    OR, just a simple web page that says, enter your email address here, then executes the directory to text file and emails it. I can do it either way.
    Thanks
     
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