Accessing the message of Outlook inbox

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 21:19:21 CEST 2008


On Oct 8, 12:50 pm, venutaurus... at gmail.com wrote:
> On Oct 8, 8:53 pm, Mike Driscoll <kyoso... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> > On Oct 8, 9:24 am, venutaurus... at gmail.com wrote:
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> > > 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...
>
> > Mike
>
> Thanks Mike for your suggestion.. I am using PyWin32 package's Win32
> module... I did go through those mails,, and am able to access the
> Outlook inbox as they have mentioned.. but am not getting the exact
> function with which I can refer the mails content ( Message of the
> Body)... :-(
>
> THank you,,
> Venu.

Our organization no longer uses Outlook, so I don't have a good way to
test any more. I recommend re-posting to the pywin32 group here:
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-win32

They'll be able to give you pointers and there's plenty of helpful
people there.

Mike



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