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Email Action

Email Action
 
The e-mail action form can be used to take an action when an e-mail is received on a designated project or task. Possible actions include:
 
  • Showing a pop-up notification window.
  • Saving the e-mail message to the file system.
  • Executing a program with the full path to the e-mail as an argument.
     
    Note that all actions could potentially be executed from a single incoming e-mail message.
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    Show Notification

    1. Show Notification
    Use the show notification window checkbox if you wish to show a notification when an e-mail is received for the current task or project. No further configuration is necessary.  Note that CompleteProject must be running in order to show the notification window.
    2

    Save Email

    2. Save Email
    If you would like to save an incoming e-mail to your local file system check the save e-mail checkbox. The following configuration fields will also need to be populated:
     
    • Save Directory - the local directory where you would like to save incoming e-mail messages.
    • Save As - select the e-mail message format you would like to use when saving an e-mail message to the local file system. The following options are available:  MIME encoding (industry standard), XML with attachments embedded as base64, or XML with attachments saved to the file system.
    3

    Execute Program

    3. Execute Program
    If you would like to execute a program when an incoming e-mail message is received check the "execute a program" checkbox.  The following configuration fields may also need to be populated:
     
    • Path to program (Required) - the full path to the executable program which you would like to run when an e-mail is received.
    • Program arguements (Optional) - the additional arguments would like to use when executing the defined program.  Note that the full path to the email recieved will be automatically passed as a final arguement.
    4

    Help

    4. Help
    The help command will create a new web browser session and direct it to this help page.
    5

    Command Buttons

    5. Command Buttons
    The e-mail action form supports two commands:
     
    • Create - creates the new email action using the settings defined above.
    • Cancel - closes the e-mail action form without creating the new e-mail action.