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In this issue we discuss how to send a message using the Outlook Object Model.
If you have any questions about using this module, let us know at email@example.com
The basOutlook module contains a single routine that calls several methods within the Outlook object model. In the past we have covered other methods to send email messages (using features such as SMTP and MAPI). This one is very simple, but assumes the user of this software has Outlook installed on their computer.
In a future issue we will expand on this code to show how to send attachments, use the CC and BCC address fields and other useful Outlook messaging features. Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in seeing more about this.
Public Sub OutlookSendMessage(sRecipient As String, sSubject As String, _ sMessage As String, _ Optional eImportance As OlImportance = olImportanceNormal)
sRecipient is the email address you want to send the message to, such as email@example.com or just "John Doe" (if you are either running a mail system that will resolve the name or have a contact added called John Doe). sSubject is the subject of the message and sMessage is the content of the message. sMessage can contain new line characters and can be pretty much unlimited in length; although you probably do not want to send a message that is too long. eImportance marks the message with one of the following: olImportanceHigh, olImportanceLow or olImportanceNormal. This option is not supported on all mail systems.
The below sample shows how to send a message using the OutlookSendMessage routine.
OutlookSendMessage "firstname.lastname@example.org", "Order Now!", "Please place your order now!"
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