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Queries the date and time of the email.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
EmailParser 5.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "EmailParser.SentDate"; EmailID )   More

(old name: EmailParser.Date)


Parameter Description Example value
EmailID The ID fo the email parser. $Email


Returns timestamp or error.


Queries the date and time of the email.
Can be empty. This is the sent date from email client.
The plugin looks in email headers for a Date: header and parses the date.
The returned date is normalized to current time zone.


Show dates:

Set Field [Email Parser::Date1; MBS("EmailParser.SentDate"; $email)]
Set Field [Email Parser::Date2; MBS("EmailParser.ReceiveDate"; $email)]

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Created 3th October 2015, last changed 7th February 2019

EmailParser.ReceiveDate   -   EmailParser.Source

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