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Is there any way to start a function once I receive an email and run for every one hour and stop when an email is received to stop.

This is the code with which im trying. here i can start the function and execute in each time interval but cannot stop as it stuck within the loop and not recognizing the stop email.

Healthcheck is the function i want to execute for every one hour. here i have given time interval as 2 mins.

HotKeySet("+!e", "_Exit") ;Shift-Alt-E to Exit the script
MsgBox(64, "ERS Health check", "Hotkey to exit the script: 'Shift-Alt-E'!")

Global $oOApp = ObjCreate("Outlook.Application")
Global $test = ObjEvent($oOApp, "oOApp_")

While 1

; Outlook 2007 - NewMailEx event - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb147646(v=office.12).aspx
Func oOApp_NewMailEx($sOL_EntryId)

    Local $oOL_Item = $oOApp.Session.GetItemFromID($sOL_EntryId, Default)
    MsgBox(64, "OutlookEX UDF Example Script", "New mail has arrived!" & @CRLF & @CRLF & _
            "From:    " & $oOL_Item.SenderName & @CRLF & _
            "Subject: " & $oOL_Item.Subject)

            If $oOL_Item.Subject = "Stop" Then

    While $oOL_Item.Subject = "Start"



Edited by Melba23
Added code tags

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Welcome to the AutoIt forums.

When you post code please use Code tags - see here how to do it.  Then you get a scrolling box and syntax colouring as you can see above now I have added the tags.


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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Use AdLibRegister in the main script to run your function every hour. When a start/stop mail arrives set/reset a flag. Check this flag in your health check routine and act accordingly. 

My UDFs and Tutorials:


Active Directory (NEW 2018-12-03 - Version - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (2018-10-31 - Version - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
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