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== Mail ==
 
== Mail ==
1. How to get access to an email's to,cc,bcc,subject, body information when its drag-dropped onto Zimlet's panel Item?
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==== How to get access to an email("ZmMailMsg" object) when its drag-dropped onto Zimlet's panel Item ====
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First off we need to allow message(ZmMailMsg) or conversation(ZmConv) to be dragged onto Zimlet Panel Item.
 
First off we need to allow message(ZmMailMsg) or conversation(ZmConv) to be dragged onto Zimlet Panel Item.
 
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Revision as of 18:58, 31 March 2009

Mail

How to get access to an email("ZmMailMsg" object) when its drag-dropped onto Zimlet's panel Item

First off we need to allow message(ZmMailMsg) or conversation(ZmConv) to be dragged onto Zimlet Panel Item.

  <zimletPanelItem label="Zimlet Name" icon="Zimlet-panelIcon">
		<dragSource type="ZmConv" />
		<dragSource type="ZmMailMsg" />
  </zimletPanelItem>

Then, within the Zimlet's Javascript file, we need to override 'doDrop' function.

com_zimbra_coloredemails.prototype.doDrop =
function(zmObject) {

};

The email dropped(zmObject) can be either a conversation or a single email. This zmObject internally has an object called 'srcObj' (source-object) and contains the real or actual Zimbra Object that was dropped. Once we get access to this, we can access all the properties and even functions.

com_zimbra_coloredemails.prototype.doDrop =
function(zmObject) {
     var msgObj = zmObject.srcObj;//get access to source-object

    //if its a conversation i.e. "ZmConv" object, get the first loaded message "ZmMailMsg" object within that.
    if (zmObject.type == "CONV") {
      msgObj  = zmObject.getFirstHotMsg();
    }

};


At this point we have a single message "ZmMailMsg" object and we can access all its properties.

Get mail subject

  var subject = msgObj.subject; //where msgObj is of type "ZmMailMsg"

Get all email address

var emailsArray =  msgObj.getEmails(); //where msgObj is of type "ZmMailMsg"

Get email addresses only in CC

var ccemails = [];//stores all email address in the email
var participants = msgObj.participants.getArray(); //where msgObj is of type "ZmMailMsg"
for(var i =0; i < participants.length; i++) {
     if(participants[i].type == AjxEmailAddress.CC) {
      ccemails.push(participants[i].address);
    }
}

 PS: Similarly you can get emails of the following types:
 AjxEmailAddress.FROM = "FROM";
 AjxEmailAddress.TO = "TO";
 AjxEmailAddress.CC = "CC";
 AjxEmailAddress.BCC = "BCC";
 AjxEmailAddress.REPLY_TO = "REPLY_TO";
 AjxEmailAddress.SENDER = "SENDER";

Get email body

var body = msgObj.getBodyContent();

Get list of attachments

var attArray =  msgObj.attachments;

//get attachments embedded in the mail body
var inlineAttachmentsArry =  msgObj.getInlineAttachments() ;
 

Get list of Tags

var tagsArray =  msgObj.tags;
 

Download Entire Email

You can download the whole email(including all its attachments). This example is from com_zimbra_emaildownloader Zimlet.

The logic is to simply get the message's id and then do a simple http GET to http://<server>/home/message.txt?fmt=tgz&id=<messageId>
com_zimbra_emaildownloader.prototype.doDrop =
function(msgObj) {
	this.srcMsgObj = msgObj.srcObj;
	if(this.srcMsgObj.type == "CONV"){
		this.srcMsgObj = this.srcMsgObj.getFirstHotMsg();
	}
	var url = [];
	var i = 0;
	var proto = location.protocol;
	var port = Number(location.port);
	url[i++] = proto;
	url[i++] = "//";
	url[i++] = location.hostname;
	if (port && ((proto == ZmSetting.PROTO_HTTP && port != ZmSetting.HTTP_DEFAULT_PORT) 
		|| (proto == ZmSetting.PROTO_HTTPS && port != ZmSetting.HTTPS_DEFAULT_PORT))) {
		url[i++] = ":";
		url[i++] = port;
	}
	url[i++] = "/home/";
	url[i++]= AjxStringUtil.urlComponentEncode(appCtxt.getActiveAccount().name);
	url[i++] = "/message.txt?fmt=tgz&id=";
	url[i++] = this.srcMsgObj.id;

	var getUrl = url.join(""); 
	window.open(getUrl, "_blank");//do http get
};

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