What is the meaning of the arrows?

Email Parser connects the different email processing steps with arrows. When an email is received, it will follow the arrows starting from the source of the email. It will run any filter, parser, or action found in the path. There can be even bifurcations and loops.

An arrow also indicate the connection between two fields. In the image below, the arrow that goes from the field “Subject” to “order_id” means that “order_id” is captured from the text contained in “Subject”.

parse email flow of data to export to excel

How can I change the arrows?

Arrows can be changed with the mouse on the left panel or going to the item properties at the right

What do the small arrows on the left of an item mean?

The small arrows indicate that the item is unconnected. Click the arrow and drag it to another item to make a new connection.

What happens if an item is not connected to another item?

The item will never be run.


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