MailItem.Close method (Outlook)

Closes and optionally saves changes to the Outlook item.


expression.Close (SaveMode)

expression A variable that represents a MailItem object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
SaveMode Required OlInspectorClose The close behavior. If the item displayed within the inspector has not been changed, this argument has no effect.


This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example saves and closes the item displayed in the active inspector without prompting the user. To run this example, you need to have an item displayed in an inspector window.

Sub CloseItem() 
 Dim myinspector As Outlook.Inspector 
 Dim myItem As Outlook.MailItem 
 Set myinspector = Application.ActiveInspector 
 Set myItem = myinspector.CurrentItem 
 myItem.Close olSave 
End Sub

See also

MailItem Object

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