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Dear members,

I'm trying to get the attachments from mails using OutlookEx UDF and then save them in a particular location.

The UDF considers even the signature images and other images in the mail body as attachments, and saves it in the folder I point. I want only the proper attachment documents to be saved.

Requesting the guidance of the forum members.

 

 

Thanks and regards,

Gowrisankar R.

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Need furhter information ;)
Do you use _OL_ItemSave or _OL_ItemAttachmentSave?

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You mean I should have used "_OL_ItemAttachmentSave" ?

I tried that as well. 

$aOL_Item2 = _OL_ItemFind($oOutlook, $sSourceFolder1, $olMail, "", "", "", "EntryID", "", 1)
   If $aOL_Item2[0][0] = 0 Then Exit MsgBox(16, "OutlookEX UDF", "Could not find a mail item in folder '" & $sSourceFolder1 & "'. @error = " & @error)
   
   $aResult = _OL_ItemAttachmentGet($oOutlook, $aOL_Item2[1][0], Default)
   $sAttachmentFolder1 = "C:\"

   _ArrayDisplay($aResult, "D")

   DirCreate($sAttachmentFolder1)

   Local $iRowsE = UBound($aResult, $UBOUND_ROWS)
   ;_OL_ItemSave($oOutlook, $aOL_Item2[$iD][0], Default, $sAttachmentFolder1, $olHTML, 2 + 16)
   For $iE = 1 To $iRowsE - 1 Step 1
      _OL_ItemAttachmentSave($oOutlook, $aOL_Item2[1][0], Default, $iE, $sAttachmentFolder1)
   Next

 

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If you grab all attachments and save them then the result will be the same.
You need to decide for each attachment if it is something you want to save or not. Make this decision by name, type, size etc.
Because Outlook doesn't make any difference between attachments added by the user or by a signature.

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2021-11-10 - Version 1.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
OutlookEX (NEW 2021-11-16 - Version 1.7.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (2021-04-13 - Version 1.4.0.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
PowerPoint (NEW 2021-08-31 - Version 1.5.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Task Scheduler (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Standard UDFs:
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki
WebDriver - Wiki

 

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