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Outlook VBA - save attachment using email Subject as filename

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I have a piece of VBA script that saves attachments, and is activated using outlook Rules.

The attachment I'm interested in comes once a day and always has the same name, so I want to concatenate the subject of the email - which does change each day (or concatenate the date of the email).

I have never done VBA before and the following *works* as long as 'emailsubject' is set equal to a "string like this":


Public Sub saveAttachtoDisk(itm As Outlook.MailItem)
Dim objAtt As Outlook.Attachment
Dim saveFolder As String
Dim emailsubject As String

emailsubject = "string like this"

saveFolder = "D:\Users\AAA\Reporting\"
    For Each objAtt In itm.Attachments
        objAtt.SaveAsFile saveFolder & "\" & emailsubject & objAtt.DisplayName
        Set objAtt = Nothing
    Next
End Sub



I have tried setting emailsubject equal to each of the following :
emailsubject = Outlook.olMailItem.Subject
emailsubject = Item.Subject
emailsubject = olMailItem.Subject
emailsubject = MailItem.Subject
emailsubject = objMsg.Subject

But none of these work - what is wrong / missing?
Many thanks
Quentin
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