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jayprakash sharma
jayprakash sharma

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Posted on    November-14-2013 3:15 AM

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I am trying to make a function that fetches the body of an email with a given search criteria. When I fetch items from the mailbox and try to get the body, it only writes part of the body. I want ALL text from the body instead. How can I do this? This is what I have so far:

Outlook.Application myApp = new Outlook.Application();

        const string PR_HAS_ATTACH = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x0E1B000B";

        // Obtain Inbox

        Outlook.Folder folder = myApp.Session.GetDefaultFolder(OlDefaultFolders.olFolderInbox) as Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.Folder;

        Outlook.Table table = folder.GetTable(Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.OlTableContents.olUserItems);

        // Remove default columns


        // Add using built-in name



        table.Sort("ReceivedTime", Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.OlSortOrder.olDescending);

        // Add using namespace

        // Date received


        while (!table.EndOfTable)


            Outlook.Row row = table.GetNextRow();

            if (row["Subject"].ToString().ToLower().Contains(subject.Text.ToLower()) && row["ReceivedTime"].ToString().Contains(cellCreationDate))


                body.Text = row["urn:schemas:httpmail:textdescription"].ToString();



ezra heywood
ezra heywood

Total Post:145

Posted on    November-14-2013 4:53 AM

Hi Jay,

Here is an alternative.

// change this in your code

body.Text = row["urn:schemas:httpmail:textdescription"].ToString();

// To this

Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.MailItem mailItem =


body.Text = mailItem.Body;

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