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[SOLVED] How to change the status of an email from unread to read

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Good afternoon, I am in need of some help. I am sure this is a stupid question requiring only one or two lines of code. However, I would greatly appreciate the help I cannot figure this out. I also tried searching for the answer on the internet but no one except me apparently seems to be having a hard time figuring this out and or is asking about it. 

I simply want to change the "status" of an email from unread to read once I have processed it. My code is over 500 lines and I would like not to clutter this post with it. Assume I have all my includes and connections properly defined and stuff. 

Here is the bit of code where I am trying to change the email that was used from unread to read:

Func ChangeEmailStatus()

    ;*******************************************************************************
    ; changes the status of an email from unread to Read
    ;*******************************************************************************
    Local $iRows = UBound($aItems, $UBOUND_ROWS)
    MsgBox("", "Number of Unread emails (Before Change)", $iRows)

    _OL_ItemModify($oOutlook,$aItems[$i][0], Default, "Read=True")

    MsgBox("", "Array Display 1", $aItems[1][0])
    MsgBox("", "Array Display 2", $aItems[2][0])

    Local $iRows = UBound($aItems, $UBOUND_ROWS)
    MsgBox("", "Number of Unread emails (After Change)", $iRows)
    
EndFunc

 

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What is the value of @error and @extended after _OL_ItemModify?
Every function returns information when there was an error.


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BTW: The property to set is named "UnRead".


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@water I am not getting an error message?  Once the code starts the second loop the same email info is used again. My code is not correctly changing the email that was used from unread to read. 

 

Func ChangeEmailStatus()

    ;*******************************************************************************
    ; changes the status of an email from read to unread or vice versa
    ;*******************************************************************************
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)

    Local $iRows = UBound($aItems, $UBOUND_ROWS)
    MsgBox("", "Number of Unread emails (Before Change)", $iRows)

    _OL_ItemModify($oOutlook,$aItems[1][0], Default, "Unread=True")
    ConsoleWrite("hello? Test?" & @CRLF)

    MsgBox("", "Array Display 1", $aItems[1][0])
    ;MsgBox("", "Array Display 2", $aItems[2][0])

    Local $iRows = UBound($aItems, $UBOUND_ROWS)
    MsgBox("", "Number of Unread emails (After Change)", $iRows)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)
EndFunc

 

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To get the same result when moving from "Read=True" to "Unread=???" which value does ??? need to have? ;)
 


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Thanks :) 

You know some days I wonder why I even try haha. It works now, thank you @water  

Func ChangeEmailStatus()

    ;*******************************************************************************
    ; changes the status of an email from Unread to Read
    ;*******************************************************************************
    _OL_ItemModify($oOutlook,$aItems[1][0], Default, "Unread=False")

EndFunc

 

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That's it :thumbsup: You get smarter every day :)


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