Application.ItemSend event (Outlook)

Occurs whenever an Microsoft Outlook item is sent, either by the user through an Inspector (before the inspector is closed, but after the user clicks the Send button) or when the Send method for an Outlook item, such as MailItem, is used in a program.


expression. ItemSend( _Item_ , _Cancel_ )

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Item Required Object The item being sent.
Cancel Required Boolean False when the event occurs. If the event procedure sets this argument to True, the send action is not completed and the inspector is left open.


This event is not available in Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).


The following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example shows how to cancel the ItemSend event in response to user input. The sample code must be placed in a class module, and the Initialize_handler routine must be called before the event procedure can be called by Outlook.

Public WithEvents myOlApp As Outlook.Application 
Public Sub Initialize_handler() 
 Set myOlApp = Outlook.Application 
End Sub 
Private Sub myOlApp_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean) 
 Dim prompt As String 
 prompt = "Are you sure you want to send " & Item.Subject & "?" 
 If MsgBox(prompt, vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "Sample") = vbNo Then 
 Cancel = True 
 End If 
End Sub

See also

Application Object

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