Items.ItemAdd event (Outlook)
Occurs when one or more items are added to the specified collection. This event does not run when a large number of items are added to the folder at once. This event is not available in Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).
ItemAdd( Item )
expression A variable that represents an Items object.
|Item||Required||Object||The item that was added.|
In this Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example, when a new contact is added to the Contacts folder, the contact item is attached to an email message and sent to a distribution list named "Sales Team." The sample code must be placed in a class module, and the
Initialize_handler routine must be called before the event procedure can be called by Microsoft Outlook.
Public WithEvents myOlItems As Outlook.Items Public Sub Initialize_handler() Set myOlItems = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI").GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts).Items End Sub Private Sub myOlItems_ItemAdd(ByVal Item As Object) Dim myOlMItem As Outlook.MailItem Dim myOlAtts As Outlook.Attachments Set myOlMItem = myOlApp.CreateItem(olMailItem) myOlMItem.Save Set myOlAtts = myOlMItem.Attachments ' Add new contact to attachments in mail message myOlAtts.Add Item, olByValue myOlMItem.To = "Sales Team" myOlMItem.Subject = "New contact" myOlMItem.Send End Sub
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