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How do I avoid extracting "mailto:" when parsing an email address?

  • 27 April 2022
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I’m using Email Parser by Zapier, to parse an email from Gmail.

The parsing is working, but as I’m parsing an email field, instead of only parsing it parses ( Is there a way to avoid parsing (


Regards, Miguel


Best answer by jesse 3 May 2022, 20:32

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I solved it sending the email as plain text.

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Hi @miguelduffy 

TIP: Use a more robust email parser app such as Mailparser:

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Hey @miguelduffy Glad to see you were able to use plain text as a solution here! For anyone following along, there are a few options outside of “plain text” to parse only the email address from the output: