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MailItem.ExpiryTime Property (Outlook)

Returns or sets a Date indicating the date and time at which the item becomes invalid and can be deleted. Read/write.

expression .ExpiryTime

expression A variable that represents a MailItem object.

This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example uses the MailItem.Send event and sends an item with an automatic expiration date.

Public WithEvents myItem As MailItem 
Sub SendMyMail() 
 Set myItem = Outlook.CreateItem(olMailItem) 
 myItem.To = "Laura Jennings" 
 myItem.Subject = "Data files information" 
End Sub 
Private Sub myItem_Send(Cancel As Boolean) 
 myItem.ExpiryTime = #2/2/2003 4:00:00 PM# 
End Sub