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Can I specify the "from" field when sending an outlook email in ac

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Chris, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Chris

    Chris
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    Hi!

    I'm trying to automate an email procedure in which users are reminded about
    a job they have to complete if they have not completed it after 5 days. I am
    the owner (therefore, have access to send from) an email box where all of
    these jobs are sent.

    Currently, when I send an email using access, it defaults to be from myself,
    but I want to change it to be from another email address that I have correct
    permissions to send from. I am trying simply adding: .from
    ="email@address.com", however I get a run-time error '438' "Object doesn't
    support this property or method". Does anyone know how I can specify the
    email address that these emails are sent from?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. Douglas J. Steele

    Douglas J. Steele
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    I don't believe it's possible, but you might check the Access E-Mail FAQ
    that Tony Toews has at http://www.granite.ab.ca/access/email.htm

    --
    Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
    http://I.Am/DougSteele
    (no private e-mails, please)


    "Chris" <Chris@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:65ED62DF-A19E-4D43-9E80-05798179CA5F@microsoft.com...
    > Hi!
    >
    > I'm trying to automate an email procedure in which users are reminded
    > about
    > a job they have to complete if they have not completed it after 5 days. I
    > am
    > the owner (therefore, have access to send from) an email box where all of
    > these jobs are sent.
    >
    > Currently, when I send an email using access, it defaults to be from
    > myself,
    > but I want to change it to be from another email address that I have
    > correct
    > permissions to send from. I am trying simply adding: .from
    > ="email@address.com", however I get a run-time error '438' "Object doesn't
    > support this property or method". Does anyone know how I can specify the
    > email address that these emails are sent from?
    >
    > Thanks in advance!
     
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