Removes an individual member from a given distribution list.
*expression * Required. An expression that returns a DistListItem object.
Recipient Required Recipient. The Recipient to be removed from the distribution list.
The following Microsoft Visual Basic/Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example removes a member from the distribution list called Group List. The RemoveMember method will fail if the specified recipient is not valid. Before running the example, create or make sure a distribution list called 'Group List' exists in your default Contacts folder.
Sub RemoveRec() 'Remove a recipient from the list, and displays new list. Dim olApp As Outlook.Application Dim objDstList As Outlook.DistListItem Dim objName As Outlook.NameSpace Dim objRcpnt As Outlook.Recipient Dim objMail As Outlook.MailItem Set olApp = New Outlook.Application Set objName = olApp.GetNamespace("MAPI") Set objDstList = objName.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts).Items("Group List") Set objMail = olApp.CreateItem(olMailItem) Set objRcpnt = objMail.Recipients.Add(Name:="firstname.lastname@example.org") objRcpnt.Resolve objDstList.RemoveMember Recipient:=objRcpnt objDstList.Display objDstList.Body = "Last Modified: " & Now End Sub
Applies to | DistListItem Object
See Also | RemoveMembers Method