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I am sending an email using Excel VBA via Outlook
I want to use an html body with a hyperlink
I tried the following hoping that the hyperlink would naturally work but it doesn't

 oMsg.HTMLBody = "<html><body><font size=3  color=red>Automated invoicing powered by www.online-excel.co.za</font></body></html>"
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oMsg.HTMLBody = "<html><body><font size=3  color=red>Automated invoicing powered by <a>www.online-excel.co.za</a></font></body></html>"
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oMsg.HTMLBody = "<html><body><font size=3  color=red>Automated invoicing powered by <a href=www.online-excel.co.za>www.online-excel.co.za</a></font></body></html>"
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Thanks very much
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I see that this question was already answered, but the HTML code should have quotes around the hyperlink reference URL. In order to do that in Excel VBA always use two double quotations around any quoted items within a string.

oMsg.HTMLBody = "<html><body><font size=3  color=red>Automated invoicing powered by <a href=""www.online-excel.co.za"">www.online-excel.co.za</a></font></body></html>"
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Thanks for the extra help
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No problem. It may not be an issue in this case, but at some point you might need to put quotes in your HTML string within VBA and would need this extra bit of information.
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