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Print emails with nested attachments in Outlook

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I've found code to print multiple emails with attachments. However, I also have a need to print out multiple emails with attachments which have attachments which have attachments which have attachments...(currently I have some up to 4 layers deep). I've downloaded MAPILab's Print Tool which seems to work OK but bombs out on these nested attachment emails.
Any code out there to help??
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by:Chris Bottomley
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I presume you have emails within teh attachments and it is the emails that are nested?

Chris
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by:danthemanjr
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You are correct!
Example: Email contains 3 email attachments...open one, it contains 4 email attachments...open one of them and it contains 3 PDFs, DOC and JPG. I need to print all of the emails and their related attachments...preferably collated.
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Hmmm

I think that will involve extracting each such email back into outlook in order to process them ... would that be an issue.

As for collated ... I guess they'll print as they come?

Chris
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by:danthemanjr
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That's what I've been doing so far, manually opening each email, printing it, then opening their respective attachments and printing them. Nothing to automate the process??
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Yes it can be automated but as I say it will require each attachment to be saved in order to so:

Files into a work folder - temp folder
messages into an outlook folder

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That may be doable. What did you have in mind?
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Not sure yet but I would think create a folder in utlook for the extraction of emails ... and delete anything therein each time another run is made ... but need to consider how to control it though.

Chris
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