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Returns mailbox name of the specified email message.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DragDrop 2.7 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "DragDrop.GetEmailMailbox"; droparea; Index )   More


Parameter Description Example
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle
Index Optiona, zero based index of the received email. Default is 0. 1


The mailbox name as text.


Returns mailbox name of the specified email message.
Index from 0 to DragDrop.GetEmailCount -1.

This is metadata provided by Apple Mail. Alternatively you can get more if you take the email source and use our EmailParser functions to read the email file.


Query mailbox of last email drop:

Set Variable [ $mailbox ; Value: MBS( "DragDrop.GetEmailMailbox"; $$dropview; 0 ) ]
Show Custom Dialog [ "Email mailbox" ; $mailbox ]

See also

Example Databases

This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th December 2020

DragDrop.GetEmailID - DragDrop.GetEmailSubject