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Auto Download an attachment in outlook.

Posted on 2014-09-17
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I have reports that get emailed to me as attachment's daily,  I already have a rule setup to organize them into folders in outlook,  Is it possible to set up outlook to auto download the excel attachment to a specific location.

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Is it possible to some how access the Excel document attached to that email via Access external Data.
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Hi,

Try the below link. Might be of some help

http://superuser.com/questions/504348/automatically-save-attachments-from-mail-matching-a-specific-rule

note : I haven't tried it for myself.
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David Lee earned 250 total points
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Hi, garyrobbins.

See this article I wrote I few years ago that demonstrates a way to do this.
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Thank you Both, Both Articles were very helpful.
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