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Extracting mails and attachments from outlook 2003 in vb.net

, 15 Mar 2006
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Extracting mails

Introduction

hi,

Here, I am putting some sample code for extractng mails and attachments from Outlook 2003 using VB.NET.

The program will extarct the mail from selected folder in Outlook 2003.

For this, first add a reference to Outlook.

****write this code for getting the mails ***************

Dim objOL As Outlook.Application
Dim objNS As Outlook.NameSpace
Dim objFolder As Outlook.Folders
Dim Item As Object
Dim myItems As Outlook.Items
Dim x As Int16

objOL = New Outlook.Application()
objNS = objOL.GetNamespace("MAPI")

Dim olfolder As Outlook.MAPIFolder
olfolder = objOL.GetNamespace("MAPI").PickFolder
myItems = olfolder.Items

Dim i As Integer
For x = 1 To myItems.Count
    messagebox.show(myItems.Item(x).SenderName) 
    messagebox.show myItems.Item(x).SenderEmailAddress)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).Subject)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).Body)
    messagebox.show myItems.Item(x).to)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).ReceivedByName)
    messagebox.show myItems.Item(x).ReceivedOnBehalfOfName)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).ReplyRecipientNames)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).SentOnBehalfOfName)
    messagebox.showmyItems.Item(x).CC)
    messagebox.show myItems.Item(x).ReceivedTime)
Next x

***********for getting attachments use this code******************

Dim Atmt As Outlook.Attachment

For Each Atmt In Item.Attachments
    filename = "C:\Email Attachments\" + Atmt.FileName
    Atmt.SaveAsFile(filename)
Next Atmt

Try it out .. and let me know if there is any problem.

Thanks.

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Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionSuperb PinmemberJames Ryan12-Jun-12 8:30 
Generalhi I am facing a problem with the code you have displayed can u please help me PinmemberMember 784194914-Apr-11 6:24 
GeneralRe: hi I am facing a problem with the code you have displayed can u please help me PinmemberMember 784194914-Apr-11 6:58 
GeneralMy vote of 1 PinmvpDave Kreskowiak23-Dec-09 8:28 
Generalreading attachments with different file extensions Pinmemberbhavna81619-Mar-07 20:10 
QuestionHow can I test about "Extracting mails and attachments from outlook 2003 in vb.net " Pinmemberhoplq27-Sep-06 0:57 
GeneralEmbedded email PinmemberBobSnowden19-Sep-06 6:02 
QuestionHow to compare your approach with Simple MAPI as in this article? Pinmembertank2096-Apr-06 12:36 
Questionhow to import a mail PinmemberChris_kun28-Mar-06 17:51 
AnswerRe: how to import a mail Pinmembertank2096-Apr-06 12:38 

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