How to send current workbook through Outlook from Excel?
Maybe, you always make and modify report in Excel workbook, after finishing it, you need to send the current saved report to your department manager as soon as possible. How could you quickly send your current whole workbook to the specific person without opening the Outlook from Excel?
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With this Save & Send command in Excel, you can quickly send the whole workbook as attachment, as PDF file, as XPS file or Internet Fax via your Outlook. You can do as this:
1. Open the workbook that you want to send.
2. Click File > Save & Send > Send Using E-mail in Excel 2010, see screenshot:
Tips: If you are using Excel 2007, please click Office Button > Send, see screenshot:
In Excel 2013, please click File > Share > Email, see screenshot:
3. Then choose one format you want to send the Excel as from the Sending Using E-mail section, in this case, I click Send as Attachment icon button, see screenshot:
4. And an Outlook edit window is appeared, enter recipient names into the To and Cc text boxes, and type a subject in the Subject box, you can input some message into the Introduction box as well, see screenshot:
1. This method is only working when you use Outlook as your mail program.
2. After sending the workbook, you can go to your Outlook to check if the email has been sent successfully.
Here, you can also send the current workbook as an attachment from Excel with the following VBA code, please do with the following steps:
1. Open your workbook that you would like to send.
2. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys, and it opens the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
3. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.
VBA code: send current workbook as attachment from Excel
Sub SendWorkBook() 'Update 20131209 Dim OutlookApp As Object Dim OutlookMail As Object Set OutlookApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") Set OutlookMail = OutlookApp.CreateItem(0) On Error Resume Next With OutlookMail .To = "email@example.com" .CC = "" .BCC = "" .Subject = "kte feature" .Body = "Hello, please check and read this document, thank you." .Attachments.Add Application.ActiveWorkbook.FullName .Send End With Set OutlookMail = Nothing Set OutlookApp = Nothing End Sub
Note: In the above code, you can change the following information to your own need.
- .to = "firstname.lastname@example.org"
- .CC = ""
- .BCC = ""
- .Subject = "kte feature"
- .Body = "Hello, please check and read this document, thank you."
4. Then click F5 key to run this code, and a prompt box will pop out, click Allow, and this workbook has been sent out.
1. This code is only available when you use Outlook as your mail program.
2. After sending the workbook, you can go to your Outlook to make sure the email has been sent successfully.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoHi,I tried to save the file with VB code but when I share over outlook or some other way the VB code is getting dropped.Kindly could you help me out so that with that excel file that VB code will be available all the time.Thank you in advance.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 8 months agoThanks for sharing, very useful and is there any option to refer the cell in the same file to pick mail ids
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agothis is attaching the file but the file does not show any changes that were made. it is attaching the last saved version
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 8 months agoActive workbook. Save at beginning of code should sort
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 2 years agoThanks for sharing Information but i want in workbook a particular One sheet Only as a new sheet
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoIs there any way for the formula to copy certain cells and add that info to the body of the email?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoDid I miss the part in method 2 that tells you how to reuse the module? There's no button or other method to recall it upon next use?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoDoes it actually save the file?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 years agoIs there a way to configure it to send to a gmail account?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 4 years agoHi everything is working great but i require two things first is i want attach the file i am currently working on automatically next is i want to send to multiple users
thanks in advance
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 10 months agouse ; between users as below
.To = "email@example.com;firstname.lastname@example.org"
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 5 years agoI have a "submit form" button on my worksheet and a macro enabled that will send it. Yet it comes through as a blank form. Can someone help me on how to get the data entered on the form to come through on the attachment?
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 5 years agoOttie, does your code save the workbook before trying to send? Any changes you have made since opening will only have been applied to a temp file (in case you were to close the WB and choose 'No' to the Save? ). So it may be sending the 'virgin' file.
You could SaveAs the WB with the completed form as another file (ie FileToGo1), instruct Excel to attach FileToGo1 to the email, then delete FileToGo1 from the system, so that the next instance wont complain about overwriting an existing file. Or you could perform the SaveAs with a forced overwrite.
This could also allow you to SaveAs a non-macro WB, so that the recipient doesn't get any alerts or disabling of the WB because their system is paranoid about possible macro security breaches.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 6 years agoHi,
This VB coding suits my requirement but there is a peoblem in this. i do not want to send my mail directly.i wnat to check my mail before sending as i have to send this mail to different persons. so i want to edit the name of the receiver.Please Help & revert.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 6 years agoto review the email before / instead of sending it, replace the ".send" with ".display" at the end of the With block.