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=A3,=3D text conversion

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Hi everyone,

I'm in the process of writing an app which downloads emails from a pop3 account and saves them individually as a txt file containing the subject and the body of the email. The email contains various text including "£" and "=" signs which are being converted into =A3,=3D? As i want to output these emails into a txt in their original format, im a little lost how i would convert it back £'s and ='s. Could anyone give me a nudge in the right direction, I have been trying to look around with the search criteria of CharSets and and text encoding but im not really sure what im looking for.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks,

Rad

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Search quoted-printable


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Search quoted-printable

Could you give me a little more than that please? :-)

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

If your messages are multi-part in MIME format then you probably want:

Content-Type: text/plain;

...part.

Depending on charset and transfer encoding you can convert that to "original format" as you say, by using e.g. CDO.

But see, I started this post with "If...". You should give a little more for others not to start their posts with "if".

Edited by trancexx

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

If your messages are multi-part in MIME format then you probably want:

Content-Type: text/plain;

...part.

Depending on charset and transfer encoding you can convert that to "original format" as you say, by using e.g. CDO.

But see, I started this post with "If...". You should give a little more for others not to start their posts with "if".

I would love to give a bit more info but that's the problem, im unsure of what information to give as im a bit lost :-(. I have kinda been thrown in at the deep end in being asked to work this out and im not really sure where to start?! :-(

This is the form of the email when received if it helps make sense of things? (with some of the top header details removed containing personal details.

MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
Content-Language: en-gb

=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
=3D                   
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
=3D    -=20
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=
=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
=3DClient Details=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
Title                                   : 
Forename                                : 
Surname                                 : 
Address                                 : 
District                                :=20
Town                                    : 
County                                  : 
Postcode                                : 
Daytime Telephone Number                : 
Evening Telephone Number                : 
Mobile Telephone Number                 : 
Email                                   : 

=3DLead Details=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D=3D
Source                                  : 
D.O.B                                   : 
Timescale                               : 
Smoker                                  : 
Life or Critical                        : 
Cover Period                            : 
Purpose                                 :
Joint                                   : 
Partner Title                           : 
Partner Forename                        : 
Partner Surname                         : 
Partner D.O.B                           : 
Partner Smoker                          : 
Amount of cover required                : =A3
Maximum Monthly Payment                 : =A3
Edited by radeonorama

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The sample you provide shows a quoted-printable (QP) part of a multipart email. If you want to save the email(s) in their _original_ form you have nothing to do, as they are fine and seem to be well-formed (albeit using quoted-printable is now questionable, but this is another discussion entirely).

If you want to store the _body_ of such QP part in a more readable form, then you can do so but the email as a whole won't be consistent anymore: the part announces a QP form but the inner isn't QP anymore. If you decide it should be consistent you have to change the multipart header and its content into something else.


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The sample you provide shows a quoted-printable (QP) part of a multipart email. If you want to save the email(s) in their _original_ form you have nothing to do, as they are fine and seem to be well-formed (albeit using quoted-printable is now questionable, but this is another discussion entirely).

If you want to store the _body_ of such QP part in a more readable form, then you can do so but the email as a whole won't be consistent anymore: the part announces a QP form but the inner isn't QP anymore. If you decide it should be consistent you have to change the multipart header and its content into something else.

I would be very surprised, based on what the op has already said, if that helps him at all, but no doubt you enjoyed writing it.


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Here are some UDFs that help when dealing with encoded mailbody and mail headers :)

http://autoit.de/index.php?page=Thread&postID=87721#post87721

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Here are some UDFs that help when dealing with encoded mailbody and mail headers :)

http://autoit.de/index.php?page=Thread&postID=87721#post87721

Dude! You're a legend!! Problem Solved!! :-D Thank you!! The Function "_QuotedPrintableDecode" worked Perfectly. :-)

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