Automation Action: Create Outlook MSG File
Save the current message or a custom message as a Microsoft Outlook MSG file.
Saves the current message or a custom message as a Microsoft Outlook compatible MSG file to a folder on your file system.
Select the Save To folder and enter a File Name. The .msg file extension will be added automatically if not specified. If Ensure Unique File Name is enabled then ThinkAutomation will add a timestamp to the filename to ensure it is unique within the Save To folder.
Saving The Current Message
From the Create Outlook MSG File Using list select Current Message. The currently executing message will then be saved as an Outlook MSG file (regardless of it's source type).
Saving A Custom Message
From the Create Outlook MSG File Using list select Mime Text. You must then select a %variable% containing MIME text created earlier. You can use the Send Email action to create a custom email message. Enable the Dont Send Just Assign Mime option and select a %variable% from the Assign Mime Text To list to save the mime text to. You can then use this variable on this action to create an Outlook MSG file based on the custom email.
You can assign the saved path & filename to a variable by selecting the variable from the Assign Saved File Path To list.