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Receive structured email data and store to database

Posted on 2010-11-21
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Hi,
within our Web framework, there are forms that will be mailed to certain mail distribution lists (Outlook Exchange).
These emails contain structured form data as follows:

fields 1: value1
field 2: value2
...

Is there a simple way to transform these emails to a database structure (incoming email will trigger a small process that converts this email data and stores it to the database).

BR
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This is one of the best articles on this subject
http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?id=25
Follow it to directly connect to your own DB

To trigger the process you could use the NewMailEx event of Outlook

By the way, for some reason if you want a ready product... try this
http://www.egrabber.com/wrgbiz/
Too big a product for you though. I suggest follow the above article... it has sample codes to assist you towards your goal.
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