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AMC-mailing - mail PDF annotated completed answer sheets to students

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AMC-mailing - mail PDF annotated completed answer sheets to students


auto-multiple-choice mailing [--xmlargs  args.xml] --project project-dir --students-list  students-list.csv [--list-encoding  encoding] --email-column  col --sender sender-email --subject  subject --text email-body [--text-content-type  content-type] [--debug file.log] [ transport arguments...]


The command sends by email the PDF annotated completed answer sheets to the students. Email addresses are taken from the students list file.
--project project-dir
Gives the project directory.
--students-list students-list.csv
sets the students list file name.
--list-encoding encoding
selects an encoding for file students-list.csv (default is utf-8).
--email-column col
sets the name of the column containing the email addresses of the students in the students list file.
--sender sender-email
sets the sender email.
--cc cc-email-address
sets the carbon copy email address.
--bcc bcc-email-address
sets the blind carbon copy email address.
--subject subject
sets the subject of the emails to send.
--text email-body
sets the body text of the emails to send.
--text-content-type content-type
sets the content-type of email text. content-type may be text/plain or text/html.
--attach filename
adds file filename as an attachment to all emails sent. Use this option several times to attach multiple files.
--transport transport
sets the transport to use. transport may be sendmail or SMTP.
--debug file.log
gives a file to fill with debugging information.


Depending on the value used for argument transport, the following arguments can be added:

Transport sendmail

--sendmail-path path
sets the path to the sendmail command (defaults to /usr/sbin/sendmail).

Transport SMTP

--smtp-host host
sets the SMTP hostname (defaults to smtp).
--smtp-port port
sets the port to use (default value is 25).


To avoid encoding problems, one can place some arguments in a XML file and use the --xmlargs file.xml argument as the first command argument. Here is an example of such a file:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  <arg>--sender</arg><arg>Bienvenüe &lt;;</arg>
  <arg>--text</arg><arg>Voilà votre copie corrigée</arg>


Alexis Bienvenüe <>
Main author
Anirvan Sarkar
Author and Editor
Hiroto Kagotani
Frédéric Bréal
Author and Editor
Jean Bérard
Translation from French
Georges Khaznadar
Translation from French
Copyright © 2008-2016 Alexis Bienvenüe
This document can be used according to the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later.
2016-03-16 Auto Multiple Choice 1.3.0