Adding a List of Attachments to Emails as They’re Sent


This morning I ran across the following tweet from hillarief.

As I explained to Hillarie when I replied, there’s no simple way to do this as an item is attached, but it’s pretty easy to do it as the message is sent. Of course this requires a macro. All the macro does is check each outbound message for attachments. If it finds any, then it builds a list of attachment names and appends it to the beginning of the message. The macro ignores hidden attachments (e.g. embedded images). This solution should work for Outlook 2007 and later. Hillarie is using Outlook 2010, so this should satisfy her requirement. Continue reading