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Run-time error '91' Object variable or with block variable not set in outlook 2003

Posted on 2006-07-20
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I am trying to run a macro in outlook 2003 and I am getting the error above, any help would be appreciated.

the macro is shown below:

Sub type1()
    Dim strMessage, olkItem, olkReply, olkInbox, olkNewFolder
    strMessage = "Thank you for forwarding your CV which we have received. We look forward to working with you."

    Set olkItem = Application.ActiveInspector.CurrentItem
    Set olkReply = olkItem.Reply
    With olkReply
        .Subject = "Confirmation of receipt"
        .Body = strMessage
        .Send
    End With
    On Error Resume Next
    Set olkInbox = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI").GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
    Set olkNewFolder = olkInbox.Folders.Add("Type 1")
    Set olkNewFolder = olkInbox.Folders("Type 1")
    If olkNewFolder Is Nothing Then
    Set olkNewFolder = olkInbox.Folders.Add("Type 1")
    End If
    Set olkForward = olkItem.Forward
    olkForward.Recipients.Add "email@email.com"
    olkForward.Send
    olkItem.Move olkNewFolder
    On Error GoTo 0
End Sub
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hi
read this article
it will help u in solving the problem

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/250309
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let us know if u have any problem
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Thanks but sorry this solution did not help me resolve the issue, anyone else out there with another idea?
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Suat Ozgur earned 1000 total points
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Hi,

Try using :

    Set olkItem = Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection.Item(1)

instead in line 5 in your code.

Suat
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Thanks smozgur, your solution did the trick!
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Glad to hear that!

Thanks for the A grade.
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by:David Lee
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Just to explain a bit about why this problem cropped up, the original line of code

    Set olkItem = Application.ActiveInspector.CurrentItem

gets the open item.  You were getting an error because there was no open item.  The line of code

    Set olkItem = Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection.Item(1)

that smozgur had you use in its place gets the selected item instead of the open item.  
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thanks for the explanation BDF!
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:-)
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