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Salvete! I have an email-enabled library that can receive emails. I can see that there is a possible column for subject, from address and sender, etc., but I don't see one for body. How can I get one? I don't mind using a list instead of a library. I just want to see the contents of the emails appear in the list view.

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Multiple line textbox with Full Html enabled ? –  Arsalan Adam Khatri Nov 8 '12 at 23:55
    
Well, how do I get the body of the email into that? –  BGM Nov 9 '12 at 2:53
    
@BGM I deleted my answer. Sorry, I didn't notice you were talking about libraries. –  Christophe Nov 9 '12 at 18:15
    
My fault, actually - I suppose the title and the question detail conflict. Sometimes SP is confusing. I was using a "library" because I couldn't figure out how to get email to show in a simple list in the first place. I'll fix my question title. –  BGM Nov 9 '12 at 19:14
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You would likely need to use a list item event receiver and when an item is created get a handle on the attached email and fill in a custom text field with the text. There are all sorts of potential issues with formatting, though.

Since these are relatively common tasks I'm just going to give links for the reference. If you need additional help, just let me know.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg252010.aspx

http://blog.mediawhole.com/2009/08/retrieving-list-items-attachments.html

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I suppose I would have to do some code-editing and deploy custom solutions, no? I still don't have a dev environment, and am a bit lacking in this area. –  BGM Nov 9 '12 at 21:15
    
I think that's the only option... I'm glad you are thinking about a test environment. Don't be this guy. troll.me/images/the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world/… –  Robert Kaucher Nov 10 '12 at 2:41
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