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Explorer.Activate Method (Outlook)

Activates an explorer window by bringing it to the foreground and setting keyboard focus.

expression .Activate

expression A variable that represents an Explorer object.

This Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications example responds to the NewMail event by activating the explorer window. The sample code must be placed in a class module, and the Initialize_handlers routine must be called before the event procedure can be called by Microsoft Outlook.

Public WithEvents myOlExp As Outlook.Explorer 
 
Public Sub Initialize_handlers() 
 Set myOlExp = Application.ActiveExplorer 
End Sub 
 
Private Sub NewMail() 
 myOlExp.Activate 
End Sub
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