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Returns subject of the specified email message.

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


Parameter Description Example
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. $dropHandle
Index Optiona, zero based index of the received email. Default is 0. 1


The email subject as text.


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

For an email drag from Apple Mail, the function DragDrop.GetPath may give the path to a copy of the email file in temporary folder.

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 subject of last email drop:

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

See also

Example Databases

This function is free to use.

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

DragDrop.GetEmailMailbox - DragDrop.GetFileDescriptor