Outlook template - VBA - find string in message


How would i search for string in a outlook message? i'm trying to search for "*name".

Sub temp()
    Dim path As String
    path = "C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\temp.oft"
    Set msg = Application.CreateItemFromTemplate(path)
End Sub

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pls try

if msg.Body like "*name*" then

If you LITERALLY mean this string *name (and not the expression *name, where it means, there can be letters before it, the * being a wildcard) then it should be:

 If InStr(msg.Body, "*name") Then
MK15Author Commented:
Thanks - that worked - how would i go about replacing the string if it was found?


use replace without testing

msg.Body = Replace(msg.Body,  "*name", "newName")


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