Solved

Outlook macro to set paragraph spacing

Posted on 2009-04-10
4
484 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Can someone show me how to write an Outlook 2007 macro that I can hookup to a button that does what the code  below (lifted from Word) does:


Function para()
  With Selection.ParagraphFormat
    .SpaceAfter = 12
    .SpaceBefore = 12
  End With
End Function

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:tfield98
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 76

Accepted Solution

by:
David Lee earned 500 total points
ID: 24119557
Hi, tfield98.

Try this.
Function para()
    Dim olkDoc As Object, _
        wrdSelection As Object
    Set olkDoc = Application.ActiveInspector.WordEditor
    Set wrdSelection = olkDoc.Application.Selection
    With wrdSelection.ParagraphFormat
        .SpaceAfter = 12
        .SpaceBefore = 12
    End With
    Set olkDoc = Nothing
    Set wrdSelection = Nothing
End Function

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:tfield98
ID: 31569075
Perfect! Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks so much!!
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 24119725
You're welcome.  Glad I could help.
0
 

Author Comment

by:tfield98
ID: 24119750
Although Outlook has a default template for new emails, I hadn't found a way to have the format of replies set to a default. I was doing it by hand.  This macro lets me simplify the process. It's been bugging me for years!!  Thanks again, BDF!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Is your Office 365 signature not working the way you want it to? Are signature updates taking up too much of your time? Let's run through the most common problems that an IT administrator can encounter when dealing with Office 365 email signatures.
When you have clients or friends from around the world, it becomes a challenge to arrange a meeting or effectively manage your time. This is where Outlook's capability to show 2 time zones in one calendar comes in handy.
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question