Making Attachment Name the Message Subject

See how to display automatically the name of an attachment as the subject of the message.

Last modified: 2016/11/25 | Accessed: 24.313  | #161
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Paste the code into the 'ThisOutlookSession' module and restart Outlook. As soon as you add a new attachment to an email its name will be displayed as the subject of the message.

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Private WithEvents Mail As Outlook.MailItem
Private WithEvents Inspectors As Outlook.Inspectors

Private Sub Application_Startup()
  Set Inspectors = Application.Inspectors
End Sub

Private Sub Inspectors_NewInspector(ByVal Inspector As Inspector)
  If TypeOf Inspector.CurrentItem Is Outlook.MailItem Then
    Set Mail = Inspector.CurrentItem
  End If
End Sub

Private Sub Mail_AttachmentAdd(ByVal Attachment As Attachment)
  Mail.Subject = Attachment.DisplayName
End Sub
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