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Help me move email to word
November 16, 2009 8:29 AM   Subscribe

How can one take a bunch of emails and easily move them in to a word document?

What I would like to do is take a bunch of email correspondence (between myself and a friend) and move all the emails to a readable word document. I would say there are about 200 separate emails. Is there a way to do this that is less tedious than copy and pasting?

Thank you so much.
posted by RajahKing to Computers & Internet (2 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Click and drag, my friend.
Sort the emails so they're all in one grouping. Then highlight the ones you want with CTRL + your cursor, then drag into a Word doc.
posted by bunny hugger at 8:46 AM on November 16, 2009


You can export from Microsoft Outlook to, say, Excel or Access.

You could then run a simple macro that dumped all of that data into a Word document. You will lose formatting, but if you're mainly interested in date, the body of the email, it can be done. You probably wouldn't want all the fields as many would be irrelevant.

The fields it dumps into the file are:

Subject
Body
FromName
FromAddress
FromType
ToName
ToAddress
ToType
CCName
CCAddress
CCType
BCCName
BCCAddress
BCCType
BillingInformation
Categories
Importance
Mileage
Sensitivity
posted by MuffinMan at 8:53 AM on November 16, 2009


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