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Move email to another folder in Outlook

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Hello,

I'm trying to do some work using the Outlook UDF. I can't figure out how to move email which I have just sent from the sent folder to another folder which I have created.

As you can guess, I'm no expert so please bear with me.

Here's my code

Global $oOutlook = _OL_Open()
$oItem = _OL_Wrapper_SendMail($oOutlook, "blahblah@outlook.com", "", "", "New Requisition", "")
_OL_ItemMove($oOutlook, $oItem, "*\Sent Items", "*\Requisitions\1. Submitted")

when i run it falls over with this error message

"C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Include\OutlookEX.au3" (3125) : ==> Variable must be of type "Object".:
If $oSourceFolder.DefaultItemType <> $vTargetFolder.DefaultItemType Then Return SetError(2, 0, 0)
If $oSourceFolder^ ERROR
 
Thanks  :wacko:

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Which version of AutoIt do you run?

Which version of the OutlookEX UDF do you use?


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - 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
Task Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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I think _OL_ItemMove should look like:

_OL_ItemMove($oOutlook, $oItem, Default, "*\Requisitions\1. Submitted")




			
		

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - 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
Task Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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I will test as soon as I return to my office.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - 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
Task Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Ops, sorry, I forgot to post my findings-

The problem is caused by the fact that $oItem no longer exists - because it has been sent.

The item created in the "Sent Mails" folder has got a different EntryID.

So to move the item from the "Sent Mails" folder you either need to use _OL_ItemFind and search by subject, recipient, date etc. or use an event to wait for a new mail item to arrive in the "Sent Mails" folder.

An example can be found in the Example Scripts section (a link can be found in my signature).


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - 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
Task Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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