MailItem.AttachmentRead Event (Outlook)
Occurs when an attachment in an instance of the parent object has been opened for reading.
expression A variable that represents a MailItem object.
The Attachment that was opened.
This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example displays a message when the user tries to read an attachment. The sample code must be placed in a class module such as ThisOutlookSession, and the TestAttachRead() procedure should be called before the event procedure can be called by Microsoft Outlook. For this example to run, there has to be at least one item in the Inbox with subject as 'Test' and containing at least one attachment.
Public WithEvents myItem As outlook.MailItem Private Sub myItem_AttachmentRead(ByVal myAttachment As Outlook.Attachment) If myAttachment.Type = olByValue Then MsgBox "If you change this file, also save your changes to the original file." End If End Sub Public Sub TestAttachRead() Dim atts As Outlook.Attachments Dim myAttachment As Outlook.Attachment Set myItem = Application.ActiveExplorer.CurrentFolder.Items("Test") Set atts = myItem.Attachments myItem.Display End Sub