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Ive a customized simple mail script that uses the mail function to send and e-mail from a webpage form.

Ive created it using this one: http://www.codetricks.com/article.php?cat=&id=11



The problem: When I see the sent email in the Microsoft Outlook , the special characters are not displayed correctly.

for example the "ç" are displayed as "ç". When i see the sent email directly in gmail everithing works fine.


Can anyone help-me?




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hello tippy!


where do i write that ? "Content-Type: text/html; charset=UNICODE-1-1-UTF-8"


here's my script:




/*Declaração de variaveis*/

$nome = $_POST['nome'];

$empresa = $_POST['empresa'];

$email = $_POST['email'];

$mensagem = $_POST['mensagem'];

//Guardar o Nome e a mensagem numa variavel:

$formcontent=" enviado pos:$empresa, por:$nome\n\nMensagem: $mensagem";

$recipient = "test_mail_script@gmail.com";

$subject = "Pedido de Orcamento ou Informacoes";

$mailheader = "From: $email\r\n";

$mailheader .= "Reply-To: $email\r\n";

$mailheader .= "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n";



//Verificar os campos obrigatórios:


if((!$nome) || (!$email)){

echo '<b>Não</b> prencheu os campos obrigatórios: <br><br>';


echo "  O Nome é um campo obrigatório. <a href=javascript:history.back()>volte atrás</a> e tente de novo. <br><br>";



echo "O seu e-mail é um campo obrigatório. <a href=javascript:history.back()>volte atrás</a> e tente de novo. <br><br>";








//enviar a mensagem

mail($recipient, $subject, $formcontent, $mailheader) or die("Houve uma falha no envio da mensagem. Tente novamente e se não funcionar tente mais tarde. Pedimos desculpas pelo incomodo. <br><br>««<a href=javascript:history.back()>Tentar Novamente</a>");

echo ("A enviar! Redirecionando..."); // Texto que aparece quando está a enviar

echo "<meta http-equiv='refresh' content='1; url=http://teste.teste.suc.html'>"; // Redirecciona para uma páginas depois de enviado



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HEllo again!


with "$mailheader .= "Content-Type: text/html; charset=UNICODE-1-1-UTF-8\r\n";" 

works fine now when i use Microsoft Outlook.


But now i still have a problem: When i read the message trough webmail (Horde Email Platform) the message is received as an html attachment

instead of a regular e-mail. I think this can be a Horde Email plaform restriction/problem because i didnt find any option to solve that question in the configuration options. But it doesnt make sense because when I read the message trough GMAIL everything is displayed correctly.


Do you have any idea of what can be the problem and what can i do to solve it?






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