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How do I open and edit an Outlook template file within VBA ?

Posted on 2014-01-16
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Hi All,

I have an Outlook template file (.oft) which I want to open within an Excel VBA procedure and automatically modify some of the text, depending on a value in my spreadsheet.
How do I do this ?

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Toco
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Rgonzo1971 earned 500 total points
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Hi,

pls try

Sub xx()

Dim oApp As Object, oMail As Object

 Set oApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set oMail = oApp.CreateItemFromTemplate("C:\Users\YouTemplateFile.oft")

With oMail
    strFind = "Code:"
    strNew = "Code:" & Cells(4, 3) ' for example
    .HTMLBody = Replace(oMail.HTMLBody, strFind, strNew)

    .Display

End With

End Sub

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by:Tocogroup
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Excellent. Thanks for that.

Toco
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