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    A function that searches a mime email structure for certain arguments passed in a sql type syntax and returns an array of the part numbers that fulfilled all the arguments. Useful for finding the body text of emails. See the extended description for details.

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    imap_searchstruct -- Search the structure of a mime email message for a query string and return an array of the mime-parts that match all the criteria.

    array imap_searchstruct ( array struct, string query )

    This will search the structure of a mail message as returned by the function imap_fetchstructure, and return an array of the parts that match all the query arguments. The returned array of parts are intended for use in imap_fetchbody function.

    Example 1. imap_searchstruct() example
    // Include the imap_fetchstruct.php file to add support for the function.
    include (imap_searchstruct.php);

    // Set up the server vars
    $server = "";
    $user = "";
    $password = "password";

    // Initialize the mailserver connection.
    $mserver = imap_open ("{" . $server . ":110/pop3}INBOX", $user, $password);
    $nmsgs = imap_num_msg ($mserver);
    for ($i = 1; $i <= $nmsgs; $i++)
    // Fetch the structure for each message.
    $struct = imap_fetchstructure ($mserver, $i);

    // Perform the search. This query will return all the body text of an email.
    $parts = imap_searchstruct ($struct, "type = '0' & subtype = 'plain' & disposition != 'attachment'");

    // Fetch and echo the content of the first mime-part in the $parts array.
    $body = imap_fetchbody ($mserver, $i, $parts[0]);
    echo ($body);

    // Cloes the mailserver connection.
    imap_close ($mserver);

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