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PHP Manual :: imap_savebody

imap_rfc822_write_address || imap_scan || IMAP Functions || PHP Manual

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.3, PHP 7)

imap_savebodySave a specific body section to a file


bool imap_savebody ( resource $imap_stream , mixed $file , int $msg_number [, string $part_number = "" [, int $options = 0 ]] )

Saves a part or the whole body of the specified message.



An IMAP stream returned by imap_open().


The path to the saved file as a string, or a valid file descriptor returned by fopen().


The message number


The part number. It is a string of integers delimited by period which index into a body part list as per the IMAP4 specification


A bitmask with one or more of the following:

  • FT_UID - The msg_number is a UID
  • FT_PEEK - Do not set the \Seen flag if not already set
  • FT_INTERNAL - The return string is in internal format, will not canonicalize to CRLF.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

See Also

imap_rfc822_write_address || imap_scan || IMAP Functions || PHP Manual
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