How to download all attachments of a mail using python IMAP

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How to Save All Attachments from Multiple Emails in OS X Mail

To save to disk a copy of all files attached to more than one message in OS X Mail:

  1. In Mail, select all of the emails containing attachments you want to download.

    To select a range of consecutive messages, hold Shift and click the first and last items in the range. To highlight nonconsecutive ones, hold Command while clicking the ones you want.

  2. Under the File menu, select Save Attachments.

  3. Select the location you want to save the attachments to.

  4. Click Save.

Some Side Notes

If you are interested in how to use pywin32 to automate Microsoft Excel Report, you may refer to this article, “Automate Excel with Python”.

If you are interested to create a chart or PivotChart with Python and share it as an email attachment automatically, Automate Excel Chart with Python.

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