Receive Messages

The Receive Messages activity is used to receive incoming emails from Outlook.

Activity settings

To open the settings window, click on the activity on the process diagram.

Parameters Tab

The Parameters tab displays the basic activity parameters.

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Name. The activity name on the process diagram. It is set by default when adding the activity. You can change the name in this field.

Parameter. The context variable of the Mail type, where received messages are saved. You can select a variable from the list or create a new one by clicking the send-mail-3 icon. When creating a context variable, check the Array box.

Folder. Specify the path to the folder from which the emails will be received. You can use process context variables that store the path or a part of the path. Click on the send-mail-2 icon and specify the variable. You can select it from the list or add a new one by clicking Create parameter. The value is inserted as {$variable name}. This field supports only the String type variables.

Only unread. Select Yes to receive only unread emails. The default value is No.

Conditions Tab

Read more about the Conditions tab in the "Basic activity settings principles" article.

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