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Microsoft: FoxPro FAQ

COM and Automation

How to retrieve attachments from e-mails via Automation by Mike Gagnon
Posted: 3 Dec 02

The following code will detect if there are any attachments, in an e-mail and save it to a directory.

Local lcFilename,lcPath
If  !Directory("c:\savedAttachments")
    Md "c:\savedAttachments" && Create the directory if it doesn't exist.
oOutLookObject = Createobject("Outlook.Application")
olNameSpace = oOutLookObject.GetNameSpace("MAPI")
For Each loItem In myAtts
    If loItem.attachments.Count >0 && Make sure there is an actual attachment.
        For i = 1 To loItem.attachments.Count
            lcFilename = loItem.attachments.Item(i).filename
            lcFilename = Alltrim(lcPath)+lcFilename
           *loItem.Delete() && The option to delete the message once the attachment has been saved.

Mike Gagnon

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