Accessing the message of Outlook inbox

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 17:53:38 CEST 2008


On Oct 8, 9:24 am, venutaurus... at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi all,
>         How can I access the body of a mail in Outlook Inbox? I tried
> various options like message.Body or message.Mesg etc. but didn't
> work. I could get the subject of the mail using message.Subject
> though.
>
> Any help is appreciated.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Venu

Can you connect via POP3? If so, the email module should be able to
get it. Otherwise, you'll probably have to use the PyWin32 package's
win32com module.

Google is your friend. The following links should give you a general
idea of how to access Outlook with Python:

http://cephas.net/blog/2004/09/17/sending-your-outlook-calendar-using-python/
http://www.boddie.org.uk/python/COM.html
http://www.goldb.org/goldblog/CommentView,guid,dcd1d9cd-eb1b-4590-a14b-1480bdf1db69.aspx
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-win32/2007-November/006446.html

Mike



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