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Extract Received fields from memo document via LotusScript

Posted on 2004-04-06
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Hi there

On the face of it, this is a simple question. But the answer remains elusive!

I want to export the contents of a memo document (from a users email database) in order to keep it as raw data. (Actually, the message is an annoying spam/virus that I want to submit to our spam preventor service.)

Using a script along the lines of:

'nDoc is a NotesDocument item, containing a typical memo
'WriteNode simply outputs to a text file

Forall o In nDoc.Items
  Forall i In o.Values
    Call WriteNode(o.Name, i, iFile)
  End Forall
End Forall

The idea being to scan through all fields on the document, and save each value found as an entry. So I can then provide the headers, etc for analysis.

I have found that when examining the Received field, I have 3 to 5 entries named Received typically. But each iteration of the loop always returns the first item. (i.e. item at index 0 is always returned.) You can see the multiple entries looking at the Document Properties box, and scanning down the list. You'll also find multiple Body fields.

The result being that I find 3 to 5 identical entries for the Received item.

Any ideas? Thanks - Jamie

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by:madheeswar
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for spam u can use kspam from openntf.org

or use anti spam like trend micro to block mails which are spam or virus mails.
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Zvonko earned 55 total points
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You need no Agent for this.
Simply go to File->Export->StructuredText

Give your destination file name and you will get text representation of all selected Documents.

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by:Jamie_Steele
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Zvonko is absolutely correct. (Thanks for the simplicity!) I will give him the points for that solution.

The problem is still relevant. I may ask it again, in a different context.
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by:Zvonko
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Thanks for points.
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by:qwaletee
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In R6, the idiot who was asked to support this wrote a method for NotesItem taht works ONLY on received fields.

You can do it by DELETEING each item as you retrieve it.  Of course, you definitely do NOT want to save after doing so!  Which also means, you don't want to do it if the UI copy of the doc is open.  So, check isUiOpen.
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