Recipients.Add Method

Outlook Developer Reference

Creates a new recipient in the Recipients collection.



expression   A variable that represents a Recipients object.


Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Name Required String The name of the recipient; it can be a string representing the display name, the alias, or the full SMTP e-mail address of the recipient.

Return Value
A Recipient object that represents the new recipient.


This VBA example creates a new mail message, uses the Add method to add 'Dan Wilson' as a To recipient, and displays the message. To run this example without errors, replace 'Dan Wilson' with a valid recipient name.

Visual Basic for Applications
  Sub CreateStatusReportToBoss()
    Dim myItem As Outlook.MailItem
    Dim myRecipient As Outlook.Recipient
Set myItem = Application.CreateItem(olMailItem)
Set myRecipient = myItem.Recipients.<strong>Add</strong>("Dan Wilson")
myItem.Subject = "Status Report"

End Sub

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