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Hi people,

I'm looking for a way to check before sending if an email has the word "attached" and if there is an attachment make sure it's an .xls extension. I found some code which kind of does this but it's only looking at general attachments and counts the auto signature.

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So basically, you want to check for attachment keywords then check the attachments to see if any have xls extensions?
 

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Correct. Should check for the key word in subject title and boby of text then check file extension is an excel format I guess either .xls or .xlsx

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I'm not sure you can merge the macros - i'll have to take a look at them in the morning. (plus i asked some outlook developers for assistance - hopefully they will have a code sample.)
 

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Hi Slipstick,

I think this works for me. I've managed to work out my Auto signature has a .png and .jpg attachement so use the below to work out how many of these items I've got e.g 2 and deduct from the
Code:
item.Attachments.Count

Code:
If item.Attachments.Count > 0 Then
   For i = 1 To item.Attachments.Count
       If item.Attachments(i).FileName Like "*PNG*" Or item.Attachments(i).FileName Like "*JPG*" Then
               Cnt = Cnt + 1
       End If
   Next i

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