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Processing email Attachments


I am currently writing a Delphi 3 C/S application that processes email messages, I am using the supplied ActiveX controls : TPOP and TSMTP.

I am having a problem with email attachments, I would like to be able to extract the attachment from a message and run an application based on what MIME type that message is.  I have looked in the help and it makes reference to A MIME component, but I am unable to locate it!

Could anyone help me with this problem - I would like to be able to identify an attachment and then perform an operation on it - i.e. if it is a zip file, unzip it into a particular directory.



Re:Processing email Attachments


You might want to replace your current components with our IDSMail
component.  It will automatically decode the MIME (or UUENCODED)
attachments when you receive a message.  The decoded attachments are
placed into your TEMP directory, and you can do what you wish with them.

IDSMail is a universal E-mail component which supports any mail systems
based on SMTP/POP3, MAPI, VIM, MHS, or Banyan VINES.  For more info, go


Eric June
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