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Returns subject of the specified email message.

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DragDrop 2.7 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "DragDrop.GetEmailID"; 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


Returns the email id as text.


Returns subject of the specified email message.
Index from 0 to DragDrop.GetEmailCount -1.
Using the ID you can ask Mail by Apple Script for the content or other details on the email.

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.

You can use DragDrop.GetPath to get the email as file.

See also

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 7th May 2017

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