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Const MACRO_NAME = "Create Distribution List from Sent Items"
Dim olkFld As Outlook.MAPIFolder, _
olkMsg As Object, _
olkLst As Outlook.DistListItem, _
olkRcp As Outlook.Recipient, _
strNam As String, _
intCnt As Integer
strNam = InputBox("Enter a name for the new distribution list.", MACRO_NAME)
If strNam = "" Then
MsgBox "You did not enter a name for the distribution list. Operation cancelled.", vbExclamation + vbOKOnly, MACRO_NAME
Set olkLst = Application.CreateItem(olDistributionListItem)
olkLst.DLName = strNam
Set olkFld = Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderSentMail)
For Each olkMsg In olkFld.Items
If olkMsg.Class = olMail Then
For Each olkRcp In olkMsg.Recipients
intCnt = intCnt + 1
MsgBox "I created the list and added " & intCnt & " members to it.", cbi + vbOKOnly, MACRO_NAME
Set olkFld = Nothing
Set olkMsg = Nothing
Set olkLst = Nothing
Set olkRcp = Nothing
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