Internet Messaging Functions (IMAP) > Alphabetical List of Functions > imap_append_ex


Example: imap_append_ex Internet Messaging Functions (IMAP)

Appends a message to the end of a mailbox, for a specific session.

int imap_append_ex( IMAP *ppimap, char *transaction, char *message, char *flag, char *mailbox, ENDITEM, LAST );
ppimap A session identifier.
transaction A transaction name for this step in quotes. To avoid creating a transaction for this step, use a null string, "".
message The message string or the name of the file containing the message. When specifying a file, use the following format: "MessageFile=file_name".
flag Flags to apply to the appended message in the following format: "Flags=flag1, flag2, ..."\Seen, \Answered, \Flagged, \Deleted, \Draft, and \Recent.
mailbox The name of the destination mailbox in the following format: "MAILBOX=mailbox_name"
ENDITEM A marker indicating the end of the data item list. Repeat the message, flag, mailbox, and ENDITEM arguments for each set of data that you fetch.
LAST A marker indicating the end of the argument list.

The imap_append_ex function appends a literal expression as a new message to the end of the specified mailbox.

This function is for use with multiple sessions. For global sessions, use the imap_append function, which leaves out the session identifier.

Return Values

If this function succeeds, it returns LR_PASS. Otherwise, it returns LR_FAIL.


All arguments of this function of the type char, can be parameterized with standard parameterization.