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how to auto populate contact records from inbound mail attachment

Hii All,
Actually i need to get attachment consisting of listof contact names,phone,mailingcity from inbound mail (i.e.,email services) and need to generate records from that attachment automatically. I have an apex class regarding getting attachment from inbound mail. But not able to retrieve records from attachment. Can anyone help in this?

Here is the code


global class ContactEmailservice implements Messaging.InboundEmailHandler {

  global Messaging.InboundEmailResult handleInboundEmail(Messaging.InboundEmail email,
    Messaging.InboundEnvelope envelope) {

    Messaging.InboundEmailResult result = new Messaging.InboundEmailresult();

    Contact contact = new Contact();
    contact.FirstName = email.fromname.substring(0,email.fromname.indexOf(' '));
    contact.LastName = email.fromname.substring(email.fromname.indexOf(' '));
    contact.Email = envelope.fromAddress;
       
    insert contact;

    System.debug('====> Created contact '+contact.Id);

    Attachment attachment = new Attachment();
    attachment.ParentId = contact.Id;
    attachment.Name = email.subject;
    attachment.Body = Blob.valueOf(email.HtmlBody);
    insert attachment;
    return result;
  }
}
Mohit Bansal6Mohit Bansal6
Hi Bittus

As you got the attachment and its body, now you can traverse the content of body. You can split each line of code with '\n' and as per content you can perform your action.

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Mohit Bansal

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BittusBittus
Hii Mohit am not able to find how to generate/populate records in the attachment to contact object. Can u please help me out of this. *thanks & regards* *nanda kishore*