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Is there any way to launch an application once I receive an email.

I have an executable created in autoit and I am running it regularly on daily basis using task scheduler on windows.

And sometimes I am running it again manually if someone asks to.

Is there anyway to configure an email so that when I send a mail to that particular email ID then it should launch that exe directly?

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water

Which mail client do you run?


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-01-27 - Version 1.3.3.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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ur

I am using outlook.But can we set this up without using mail client.

I mean,just by imap or smtp settings.

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Easiest way is to use Outlook events as describd here in post #2.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2018-06-01 - Version 1.4.9.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-01-27 - Version 1.3.3.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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