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Hello Experts,

I am trying to get a simple mail item to send FROM a specific distro list. I am able to get all of the other fields filled out but I am unable to find the proper key words to define an address in the "From" field on the email.

Thank you,

John
With ActiveSheet.MailEnvelope
   .Introduction = ""
   .Item.To = "RP CC Desks"
   .Item.Subject = ActiveSheet.Range("r83").Value
end with

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by:SiddharthRout
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>>I am trying to get a simple mail item to send FROM a specific distro list.

ActiveSheet.MailEnvelope.Item returns an Outlook.MailItem that works just like any other mail item in Outlook. You don't need to populate the "From" as it will go through the default Account.

If that is not what you are asking then could you please explain it a little more?

Sid
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by:redrp
ID: 35113857
I need to change it from the default to be from a specific person.


John
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by:SiddharthRout
ID: 35113868
One way I can think of is to use the .SentOnBehalfOfName property. If I am not wrong then that will change the sender name and reply address. However the receiver can still see the original mail address in the properties if he/she wants

    .SentOnBehalfOfName = """SenderName"" <Reply@Address.com>"

Also see this link.

http://www.rondebruin.nl/mail/account.htm

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by:redrp
ID: 35113900
Hey Sid,

The Sentonbehalfofname works specificly for when you define the mailitem as an object. The Mailenvelope opens up the email options within excel itself and not the email as a seperate object. I can go that route and create the outlook item but i was just curious if it was possible to set the 'from' field w/o doing that.

Thanks,

John
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SiddharthRout earned 1000 total points
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Then see the link which I gave in ID: 35113868, which changes the default account so that you do not need to specify a "From" name :)

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by:redrp
ID: 35113997
Hey Sid,

Setting the default account only works when you have the email setup as a seperate object. Based on my conversation with you and my own research I do not believe it is possible to set the From field using VB. Thanks for your time :)

John
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