Reading Outlook .msg file using Python

Tim Golden tim at westpark-club.org.uk
Sun Oct 17 13:45:19 CEST 2010


On 17/10/2010 6:39 AM, John Henry wrote:
> On Oct 12, 10:31 am, Tim Golden<m... at timgolden.me.uk>  wrote:
>> On 12/10/2010 4:59 PM, John Henry wrote:
>>
>>> According to:
>>
>>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/813745
>>
>>> I need to reset my Outlook registry keys.  Unfortunately, I don't have
>>> my Office Install CD with me.  This would have to wait.
>>
>> Thanks for the information; I'm keen to see if you're able
>> to use the solution I posted once this fix is in place.
>>
>> TJG
>
> Okay, after fixing the Outlook reg entries as described above, I am
> able to go further.  Now, the code stops at:
>
> message = mapi.OpenIMsgOnIStg (mapi_session, None, storage, None, 0,
> mapi.MAPI_UNICODE)
>
> with an error message:
>
> pywintypes.com_error: (-2147221242, 'OLE error 0x80040106', None,
> None)

Strange. That's UNKNOWN_FLAGS. Try the call without the MAPI_UNICODE,
ie make the last param zero. Maybe there's something with Outlook 2002...
I've never tried it myself.

TJG



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