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Hi guys, is there any codes or synax to get the mail body and subject from the outlook panel? 

meaning i can choose a specific email in my outlook mailbox and by 1 single click without opening it, i am able to capture the mail body and subject(outlook panel preview).

Any experts advise? Thanks! 

 

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Please have a look at my OutlookEX UDF (for download please see my signature).
Example script:

#include <OutlookEX.au3>

Local $iAttachmentCount = 0, $sAttachmentNames = ""
Global $oOutlook = _OL_Open()
MsgBox(0, "Select", "Please select one or multiple items ...")
Global $oSelection = $oOutlook.ActiveExplorer().Selection
For $oSel In $oSelection
    $iAttachmentCount = $oSel.attachments.Count
    $sAttachmentNames = ""
    $aAttachments = _OL_ItemAttachmentGet($oOutlook, $oSel)
    MsgBox(0, "_OL_ItemAttachmentGet", "@error = " & @error & ", @extended = " & @extended) 
    _ArrayDisplay($aAttachments)
    If $iAttachmentCount > 0 Then
        For $i = 1 To $aAttachments[0][0]
            $sAttachmentNames = $aAttachments[$i][2] & @CRLF
        Next
    EndIf
    MsgBox(0, "Selection", "Subject: " & @CRLF & StringLeft($oSel.Subject, 100) & @CRLF & @CRLF & "Body:" & @CRLF & StringLeft($oSel.Body, 100) & @CRLF & @CRLF & "Attachments: " & $iAttachmentCount & @CRLF & $sAttachmentNames)
Next

 

Edited by water

My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Thanks water, it works like a charm.

does the activeexplorer function support attachment? i tried it seems invaild.

the code should able to accept no error for no email attachment and  if there is 1 or more attachments, it show able to print in messagebox according to the no.ofattachments. 

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Sure, attachments can be accessed.
I have updated my example code above (and stripped down subject and body to 100 characters).

Adding a print button needs to create a GUI as MsgBox can't be extended in this way.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Updated again.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Moved to the appropriate forum, as the AutoIt Example Scripts forum very clearly states:

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Thanks water for the help.

 i used your codes, however, i not able to get the attachnames display in the msgbox. any advise? 😮 

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Function _OL_ItemAttachmentGet returns  (according to the help file OutlookEx.htm):

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;                  |1 - DisplayName: String representing the name, which does not need to be the actual file name, displayed below the icon representing the embedded attachment
;                  |2 - FileName: String representing the file name of the attachment
;                  |3 - PathName: String representing the full path to the linked attached file

So if you replace

$sAttachmentNames = $aAttachments[$i][2] & @CRLF

with

$sAttachmentNames = $aAttachments[$i][1] & @CRLF

you should get the name displayed in the mail.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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I modified the script again.
You now get an array with a list of attachments. Can you please post a screenshot of this array?


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Modified the script again. You now should get an error message from _OL_ItemAttachmentGet.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Strange - somehow my last modification of the script in post #2 got lost.
Could you please grab the script again and run? You should get a MsgBox.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Did you have a look at the help file (OutlookEx.htm)? There you'll find the explanation of the error code.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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hmm i was trying to search for the error in the help file, unfortunately, i could not find files start with OL, outlook,outlookEx etc.

Hence, i not able to provide the error explanation. any advise? 

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The OutlookEX.zip file you downloaded contains an OutlookEX.htm file. This file holds the header for each function - including the error codes and their description.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-10-10 - Version 1.5.2.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-30 - Version 1.6.2.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (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 (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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Thanks water.

Prior to my edited post, i have modify the codes successfully!! :)

 

 

Edited by devilburnz
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