Replying to an email using VBA


Am trying to feel my way through an outlook vba project

I am trying to manage prospect customer enquries, by appending an ID to the subjet before sending (there is more of a rationale to it, but i wont bore you)

So what i want to be able to do, is select an email, but rather than click Reply or Forward, i want to click a button which opens a form (which i can do) but then i want to be able to select the company that it applies to, and then tell it to reply or forward, and it will do that to the selected email.

At the moment, i can only select the first, next, last email etc through vba, but it needs to be the selected one as it could be anywhere in the persons inbox

Grant SurridgeIT ControllerAsked:
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David LeeCommented:
Greetings, seancurt.

If I'm understanding correctly you want to know if there's a means of performing an operation on a group of selected messages.  Assuming that's right, then here's how to go about doing it.

    Dim objSelectedItems As Outlook.Selection, _
        objItem as Outlook.MailItem
    'This will capture all the selected items in the current explorer
    Set objSelectedItems = Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection
    For Each objItem In objSelectedItems
        'Insert code here for whatever you want to do with each selected item


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