How avoid error message when not sending email

Posted on 2014-11-06
Last Modified: 2014-11-06
I have the following code on an onclick event of an email hyperlink in a form.

Private Sub txtEmail_Click()
Dim strEmail As String

 If IsNull(Me.txtEmail) Then
 MsgBox ("There is no email address shown")
 Exit Sub
 ElseIf Me.txtEmail = " " Then
 MsgBox ("There is no email address shown")
 Exit Sub
 End If
 strEmail = Me.txtEmail
 DoCmd.SendObject , , , strEmail, , , , , True

End Sub

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But if the user closes the email window and doesn't send an email we get an error:

"The sendobject action was cancelled"

How can we not get this error message?
Question by:SteveL13
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Expert Comment

by:Shaun Kline
ID: 40426835
Was your intent to have an email sent when someone clicks the txtEmail control?

Author Comment

ID: 40426843
Yes.  But when the email window opens and if the user changes their mind and doesn't send an email the error appears.
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Accepted Solution

Shaun Kline earned 500 total points
ID: 40426902
You could wrap that line of code in an On Error Resume Next statement. Something like:

strEmail = Me.txtEmail

On Error Resume Next
DoCmd.SendObject , , , strEmail, , , , , True
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
' Handle the error
End If
On Error Goto 0

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Author Closing Comment

ID: 40426940
That did it.  Thanks.

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