read outlook mails


Could you please tell me how I can read mails in outlook, the body of a mail. The task I need to do
is read the mails in outlook, the subject and body and update the database. Please let me know this
in detail with an example as I am not familiar with the outlook object

Thanks a bunch
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you can do a search on MSDN (Web or CD) for a keyword Outlook.
The search results would vary but you can get among other things: Outlook object model, Outlook automation and so on.
Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
See this article and its links:

Article ID: Q166368 (on MSDN)
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Valliappan ANSenior Tech ConsultantCommented:
Richie's link is a very good one. I think you need to enable MAPI in Outlook, to do this. I had to do so, in Outlook Express.

Anyway, Do you wish to retrieve from Outlook only, or directly from mails?

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