[R] Sending Email from R

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Feb 20 19:44:46 CET 2013

On Feb 20, 2013, at 10:24 AM, Lopez, Dan wrote:

> Hi R experts,
> I know how to send simple plain text message in body and how to send with attachments. This is thanks to stackoverflow reference below.
> But I don't know how to send dput() output in the body of the email (or attachment) using sendmailR. I more interested in figuring out how to include it as part of the body of the email.
> Does anybody have experience on how to do this?
> #http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2885660/how-to-send-email-with-attachment-from-r-in-windows
> #?sendmailR::sendmail
> library(sendmailR)
> #set working directory
> setwd("C:/workingdirectorypath")
> #####send plain email
> from <- "you at account.com"
> to <- "recipient at account.com"
> subject <- "Email Subject"
> body <- "Email body."
> mailControl=list(smtpServer="serverinfo")
> sendmail(from=from,to=to,subject=subject,msg=body,control=mailControl)

Does this mean you get success with the simple example you posted? There are a set of mime_part.* functions listed in the index for that package.


David Winsemius
Alameda, CA, USA

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