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How to get the Attachment Button activated on a Custom Form

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Hi Experts,
I am working MS Outlook Form (in Office 2010).  I see that the Attach File button is disabled.  How to enable it?  Please see the picture.

Thank you in advance.
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Question by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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by:David Lee
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You must have removed the message field from the form.  If that field isn't on the form, then the Attach File button is automatically disabled.  The only way to get it back is to put that field back on the form.
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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Hi BlueDevilFan,
Thank you for your response.  Which message field you are talking about?

Thank you!
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by:David Lee
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The message body.
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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I am not using the message body as it is custom form.  Any other idea?
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by:David Lee
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I understand that.  But, without the field on the form the attachment button is going to be unavailable.
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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In the message field, my signature (like my Name, Phone Number etc.) appears every time I run it.  Is there any way to clear it during run time?  Like I clear TxtBox (propChg.Controls("TextBoxName").Clear.  I tried to clear the message field this way.  But got error.
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David Lee earned 500 total points
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Yes, you can clear the field.   Here's how to do that.

Sub Item_Open()
    Item.body = ""
End Sub

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You could also resize the message body field on the form and even hide it behind some other control if you don't want it to be visible.
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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Thank you BlueDevilFan for your help.  It worked.  Thank you again!!!
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by:David Lee
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You're welcome!
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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Hi BlueDevilFan,
Please see if you know my new question on outlook form.  Thank you in advance.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Groupware/Outlook/Q_28619846.html

Thank you!
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