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Display the default signature in a new Outlook mail message

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I have a VB6 program that generates an Outlook email, the problem is it does not contain the user's signature? Any ideas how to ensure that it is part of the email

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by:Dhaest
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The GetInspector is what adds the default signature

http://www.dreamincode.net/forums/topic/31537-use-of-default-signature-from-outlook-olmail/
Dim oOutlook As Outlook.Application  
02 Dim olMail As Outlook.MailItem  
03 Dim oAddSig As Outlook.Inspector  
04    
05 Set oOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")  
06 Set olMail = olApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)  
07    
08 Set oOutlook = olMail.GetInspector  
09    
10 With olMail  
11       Call .Recipients.Add("h***@there.com")  
12       .Subject = "Blah blah blah" 
13       .Body = "Email test message 1" 
14       Call .Send  
15 End With  
16 Set oOutlook = Nothing 

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Chris Bottomley earned 500 total points
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I haven't heard of the getinspector returning the signature so just in case the normal method with which I am familiar is getboiler!

As demonstrated by Ron DeBruin:

http://www.rondebruin.nl/mail/folder3/signature.htm

Chris
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by:rocky050371
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The GetInspector method does not add the signature
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by:Chris Bottomley
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It will certainly work by importing it after the fashion of the supplied link then.

Chris
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by:rocky050371
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I implemented Ron's code, the problem I have is that the images are missing,
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by:Chris Bottomley
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I honestly cannot recall if I ever tried it with graphics so are you using the HTML file import ... and is the email HTML, for example?

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by:rocky050371
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Yes I set the objMail.HTMLBody but it leaves out the images
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by:Chris Bottomley
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I need to try and play with this ... so I may be a while - and perhaps someone knowing more will be able answer soon.

Chris
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by:rocky050371
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Hi Chris,

I managed to open the signature replace the image path with the full path and it worked fine. Thanks for you help
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Ah

I would never have seen that as your problem as I was using a direct path already ... well done.

Chris
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