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How can I find outlook mail window by FindWindow..? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" _
      Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, _
      ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long

    Private Declare Function BringWindowToTop Lib "user32" _
    (ByVal hWnd As Long) As Long

    Dim WithEvents exp As Explorer
    Dim WithEvents mail As MailItem


    Private Sub Application_Startup()
        Set exp = Application.ActiveExplorer
    End Sub

    Private Sub exp_SelectionChange()
        If exp.Selection.Count = 1 Then
          If TypeName(exp.Selection.Item(1)) = "MailItem" Then
            Set mail = exp.Selection.Item(1)
          End If
        End If
    End Sub


    Private Sub mail_PropertyChange(ByVal Name As String)
        '//If Name = "UnRead" And mail.UnRead = False Then
        If mail.UnRead = False Then
            '//Preventing Mysterious Crash Error(Put Delay code)
            Dim T As Date
            Dim NextTime As Date
            T = Now
            NextTime = T + TimeValue("00:00:01")
            Do While Now < NextTime
                DoEvents
            Loop

            UserForm1.Show vbModeless
        End If


    'This for activating window
    Dim hWnd As Long
    hWnd = FindWindow("??????", ???????)
        If hWnd Then
              '//AppActivate ????
              '//????.SetFocus
              '//???.Show
              BringWindowToTop hWnd
        End If

    End Sub

    Above are my code to float userform when open newly arrived mails.

    the problem is, when I click userform, mail window is hide.

    I want both new window are always on the top of window.

    How can I find window of newly arrived mail?

              
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:05 AM

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  • Hi Truth,

    Thanks for your post.

    This forum is used to discuss about Outlook Object Model, your issue is more related with VBA function. 

    I will move it to the more related forum.

    Best Regards,

    Tao Zhou


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    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 5:04 AM
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  • I don't use Outlook but whenever I want to control/manipulate Windows I use AutoIT.
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:09 PM