How to send an email with an attached file ?

Graeme Matthew gsmatthew at
Wed Jun 25 12:43:36 CEST 2003

use the email module

this handles all email including attachments etc

"Michel Combe" <combe.michel at> wrote in message
news:bdbspj$p8nl3$1 at
> Hi all,
> I need to write a program to send an email with an attached ascii file.
> I tried the example using MIMEText given at
> but this includes the ascii file *inside* the message. This is not what I
> want, I want it attached.
> I then tried the example using MIMEMultipart given at
> but this example does not run on my system (Python 2.2.1 on Linux). I
> receive a message :
> ImportError: No module named MIMEMultipart
> Can someone help ?
> Thanks in advance
> Michel Combe

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