email text conversion

Discussion in 'Windows Server Systems' started by jcgps, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. jcgps

    jcgps OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Hi, folks,

    Is there any way to convert Outlook Express emails into text that can be searched with a word processor program or some other search engine? I know OE has limited search capability using author and subject, but I would like to be able to search the entire message for key words or phrases.

    Thanks,

    JC
     
  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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  3. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    WDS is awesome, super awesome :)
     
  4. jcgps

    jcgps OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Thanks for the reply. Sorry I took so long to get back to the forum.

    Windows Desktop Search doesn't seem to work for what I want. I would like something that will search the content of emails for specific subjects or words or phrases. Many times the content of the message has information not addressed in just the email subject line.

    Any ideas on how to do this?

    Thanks,

    JC
     
  5. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    WDS does do that, least it used it. not used it recently since it doesn't have a x64 version
     
  6. jcgps

    jcgps OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Thanks, KCNYChief and Khayman,

    I tried Windows Desktop Search again, and it does appear to do what I want and what you said. This is great news!! I must have screwed something up before for it not to work.

    Thanks again,

    JC:)
     
  7. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    More than likely didn't let it complete the first index, but glad you got it to work :)
     
  8. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    thunderbird also has this FWIW
     
  9. jcgps

    jcgps OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Thanks for the note. I'll download it and give it a try.

    JC