ActiveWindow Method

Returns an object representing the topmost Microsoft Outlook window on the desktop, either an Explorer or an Inspector object. If no Outlook explorer or inspector is open, returns Nothing.


*expression   * Required. An expression that returns an Application object.


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

Sub MinimizeActiveWindow()
    Dim myOlApp As New Outlook.Application
    If TypeName(myOlApp.ActiveWindow) = "Inspector" Then
        myOlApp.ActiveWindow.WindowState = olMinimized
    End If
End Sub

Applies to | Application Object

See Also | ActiveExplorer Method | ActiveInspector Method