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Attachments Object

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An object containing Attachment objects that represent the attachments in an Outlook item.

Using the Attachments Object

Use the Attachments property to return the Attachments collection for any Outlook item (except notes).

Use the Add method to add an attachment to an item.

To ensure consistent results, always save an item before adding or removing objects in the Attachments collection of the item.

The following Visual Basic for Applications example creates a new mail message, attaches a Q496.xls as an attachment (not a link), and gives the attachment a descriptive caption.

Set myOlApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set myItem = myOlApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)
Set myAttachments = myItem.Attachments
myAttachments.Add "C:\My Documents\Q496.xls", _
    olByValue, 1, "4th Quarter 1996 Results Chart"

Use Attachments(index), where index is the index number, to return a single Attachment object.