How I could set up a listener and for an event (new email in my mailbox) in Outlook with MATLAB?

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I need to listen the mails (of my Outlook mailbox) and if a new mail comes in my mailbox to trigger a function.
Thanks

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Mario Malic
Mario Malic on 31 May 2021
Hey,
When numUnreads changes, you can run your function.
hOutlook = actxserver('Outlook.Application');
nameSpace = hOutlook.GetNamespace("MAPI");
inboxFolder = nameSpace.GetDefaultFolder(6); % https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/api/outlook.oldefaultfolders
numUnreads = inboxFolder.UnReadItemCount
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Elisa Hid
Elisa Hid on 30 Dec 2021
I am unsure about how I should proceed with this, as I am not familiar with events and listeners. As far as I understood, the event is triggered when a property of a handle class (using the handle class notify method) changes. So where exactly should your code snippet be placed? Under the properties block of the class definition? Thanks in advance

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