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Extract data from Outlook email

Extract data from Outlook email

Extract data from Outlook email

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I am trying to write code that reads Outlook email periodically,and finds out whether we have received any new emails from a particular email ID. If Found, need to search for severity of the message, in the email body. If that matches a certain number,need to compose an email and send it to partuclar email ID again. What is the best possible way this can be done? Meaning which programing language can accomplish this easily? I am currently trying with VBScript. I am new to this. How easily this can be done using VB script?

Thanks,

RE: Extract data from Outlook email

Hi

I would do it using a set of Outlook rules and precomposed templates.
e.g. rule 1:
When I get e-mail from person [xyz] with the body containing [severity 1] respond with "C:\mails\Severity1.msg"

And then rules and templates for each severity.

Would that do?

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RE: Extract data from Outlook email

(OP)
Thanks for the reply..yes that would do..to trigger a be email when we get mail from specific person with mentioned severity.

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