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Hi, i've been trying to get text from active Outlook 2013 window to read the mailbody text but it seems i need to do it with com instead, but how do i create the object from the active window and only if it's an actual active window of a mail only then retrieve the text in the body?

Any pointers were to start even would be helpful

Thanx !

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water

Use my OutlookEX UDF ;)


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smellyfingers

Yeah that would be cool if i knew how to connect to the active object still.

Like i know how to open the recent mail like this:

Global Const $InBox = 6

Global $outlook = ObjCreate("Outlook.Application")
Global $NameSpace = $outlook.GetNamespace("MAPI")

$InboxItems = $NameSpace.GetDefaultFolder($InBox).Items

;MsgBox(0,"",$InboxItems.Count)

Local $myFolder = $NameSpace.GetDefaultFolder($Inbox)
Local $myItem = $myFolder.Items($InboxItems.Count)

$myItem.Display

But if i allready have a mail open, how do i retrieve that info into a variable?

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water

I'm not in my office at the moment but I think you need the ActiveInspector method.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-10-19 - Version 1.4.10.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-09-01 - Version 1.3.4.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
 
Tutorials:

ADO - Wiki

 

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smellyfingers

Ok, ill need to look into that, thanx :)

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