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Outlook VBA Advance Search

Posted on 2012-03-30
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Hi Team,

I want to use the Advance search option with subject and also with the eamil sent time in VBA.

Can you please provide me with the sample codes for the same.

Thanks,
Sandesh.
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by:Chris Bottomley
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Personally I prefer to use a filter when in VBA where there is an example here ... but someone else is addressing advanced search therein so check out:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_27633498.html

Chris
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by:Sandesh555
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Hi Chris,

Can you give me more details of how to use Filters.   I would be instrersed to know the same.

Thanks,
Sandesh.
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by:Chris Bottomley
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One of the last posts in that question is a specific example but here it is as well:

Sub taskFilterCorp()
Dim olFolder As Object
Dim filteredItems As Object
Dim folderItems As Object
Dim sorteditems As Object
Dim strFilter As String
Dim itm As Object

    Set olFolder = Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
    Set folderItems = olFolder.Items
    strFilter = "@SQL=" & Chr(34) & "urn:schemas:httpmail:subject" & Chr(34) & " like " & "'%" & "corp" & "%'"
    Set filteredItems = olFolder.Items.Restrict(strFilter)
    
    If filteredItems.Count = 0 Then
        MsgBox "No such tasks found"
    Else
        For Each itm In filteredItems
            Debug.Print itm.Subject
        Next
    End If

End Sub

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Specifically the requirement was a wildcard search on the subject for the string corp.  Whilst it was within the tasks folder, with the inbox selected above it works for mails exactly the same.


Chris
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Chris Bottomley earned 500 total points
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A similar entry from a different question that shows the use of time in the sent items folder is as follows:

    Set myfolder = application.session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderSentMail)
    strfilter = "[SentOn] >= '" & Format(Date + TimeSerial(0, 0, 0), "ddddd h:nn AMPM") & "'" & " and " & "[senton] <= '" & Format(Date + TimeSerial(23, 59, 59), "ddddd h:nn AMPM") & "'"
    Set olmailitems = myfolder.items.Restrict(strfilter)

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Chris
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