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hcawood

Finding text inside an attachment and then using it in a database

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Hi,

I am brand new to AutoIt. I have inherited an AutoIt script / Macro that used to work by fetching text information inside and email and that would then populate a database. The problem is that we no longer receive the text data inside the email, but as an attachment to the email.

I now have to somehow open the attachment and find the data, but I am not sure at all about how to go about it.

Can anyone point me in a direction please?

Many thanks

H

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi, hcawood, welcome to the forums. You didn't specifiy which email application you're using, but if it is Exchange/Outlook, you should take a look through Water's OutlookEX UDF, found at the link below. Look specifically at ItemAttachmentSave.au3, which will allow you to save an attachment, which you could then read from.

Edited by JLogan3o13

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