Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling
 
PerlMonks  

Re^8: Reading msg file

by monkee (Initiate)
on Oct 21, 2019 at 19:27 UTC ( #11107783=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^7: Reading msg file
in thread Reading msg file

What if emails are in a folder? The following code works if searching within folder with .txt files, but it does NOT work if searching for .msg files.

use strict; use warnings; use Email::Outlook::Message; my @files = glob "C:/test_path/*"; foreach my $file (@files) { open (FILE, "$file"); while(my $line= <FILE> ){ print "$file" if $line =~ /training/; } close FILE; }

Do I need the following 3 lines when working with .msg files, and where would I put these?

my $msg = new Email::Outlook::Message $file; my $mime = $msg->to_email_mime; $mime->as_string;

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^9: Reading msg file
by monkee (Initiate) on Oct 22, 2019 at 14:12 UTC
    Essentially, how do I do a keyword search in a .msg file? It is not working the same way as with .txt files.

    Do I need to search $mime after the line $mime->as_string?

    Is there another package that I should be using instead of / in addition to Email::Outlook::Message?

    I really appreciate the help, as I am brand new to PERL and this assignment is the sole reason I'm trying to learn, to automate some super manual text mining through .msg files at my work. Thanks!

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://11107783]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others drinking their drinks and smoking their pipes about the Monastery: (8)
As of 2020-01-29 12:32 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Notices?