Application.ActiveWindow method (Outlook)

Returns an object representing the current Microsoft Outlook window on the desktop, either an Explorer or an Inspector object.



expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Return value

An Object that represents the current Outlook window on the desktop. Returns Nothing if no Outlook explorer or inspector is open.


This Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example minimizes the topmost Outlook window if it is an inspector window.

Sub MinimizeActiveWindow() 
 If TypeName(Application.ActiveWindow) = "Inspector" Then 
 Application.ActiveWindow.WindowState = olMinimized 
 End If 
End Sub

See also

Application Object

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