How to send email if a certain cell is modified in Excel?
This article is talking about sending an email through Outlook when a cell in a certain range is modified in Excel.
If you need to create a new email automatically with active workbook attached when a cell in range A2:E11 is modified in a certain worksheet, the following VBA code can help you.
1. In the worksheet which you need to send email based on its modified cell in a certain range, right-click the sheet tab and then click the View Code from the context menu. See screenshot:
2. In the popping up Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please copy and paste below VBA code into the Code window.
VBA code: Send email if cell in a specified range is modified in Excel
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range) 'Updated by Extendoffice 2017/9/12 Dim xRgSel As Range Dim xOutApp As Object Dim xMailItem As Object Dim xMailBody As String On Error Resume Next Application.ScreenUpdating = False Application.DisplayAlerts = False Set xRg = Range("A2:E11") Set xRgSel = Intersect(Target, xRg) ActiveWorkbook.Save If Not xRgSel Is Nothing Then Set xOutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") Set xMailItem = xOutApp.CreateItem(0) xMailBody = "Cell(s) " & xRgSel.Address(False, False) & _ " in the worksheet '" & Me.Name & "' were modified on " & _ Format$(Now, "mm/dd/yyyy") & " at " & Format$(Now, "hh:mm:ss") & _ " by " & Environ$("username") & "." With xMailItem .To = "Email Address" .Subject = "Worksheet modified in " & ThisWorkbook.FullName .Body = xMailBody .Attachments.Add (ThisWorkbook.FullName) .Display End With Set xRgSel = Nothing Set xOutApp = Nothing Set xMailItem = Nothing End If Application.DisplayAlerts = True Application.ScreenUpdating = True End Sub
3. Press the Alt + Q keys simultaneously to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
From now on, any cell in range A2:E11 is modified, a new email will be created with the updated workbook attached. And all specified fields such as subject, recipient and email body will be listed in the email. Please send the email.
Note: The VBA code works only if you are using Outlook as your email program.
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