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Hello Bill,

I have an excel based macro to send emails thru Lotus Notes. I am unable to encrypt the emails using macro. This is a bit urgent so I will be greatful if you can review on priority

Please help.

Thanks & Regards


Below is the part of the code I use:

Set Session = CreateObject("Notes.NotesSession")
   'Open the mail database in notes
   Server = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Generic").Range("G13")
   File = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Generic").Range("G15")
   Gen = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Generic").Range("G11")
   Set Maildb = Session.GETDATABASE(Server, File)
   If Maildb.IsOpen = True Then
         'Already open for mail
    End If
   'Set up the new mail document
   Set MailDoc = Maildb.CREATEDOCUMENT
   MailDoc.Form = "Memo"
   MailDoc.sendto = Recipient
   MailDoc.CopyTo = ccRecipient
   MailDoc.BlindCopyTo = BccRecipient
   MailDoc.Subject = Subject
   MailDoc.Body = BodyText
   MailDoc.DisplayFrom = Gen
   MailDoc.Principal = Gen
   MailDoc.ENCRYPT = "1"
   MailDoc.Importance = "1"
   MailDoc.ReturnRecipiet = "1"

   'Set up the embedded object and attachment and attach it
   If Attachment <> "" Then
       Set AttachME = MailDoc.CREATERICHTEXTITEM("Attachment")
       Set EmbedObj = AttachME.EMBEDOBJECT(1454, "", Attachment, "Attachment")
       'MailDoc.CREATERICHTEXTITEM ("Attachment")
   End If
   'Send the document
   MailDoc.PostedDate = Now() 'Gets the mail to appear in the sent items folder
   MailDoc.SEND 0, Recipient
   'Clean Up
   Set Maildb = Nothing
   Set MailDoc = Nothing
   Set AttachME = Nothing
   Set Session = Nothing
   Set EmbedObj = Nothing

You are unable to encrypt because you don't know how to write the code for that or the mail that is sent is not encrypted and thus the code does not encrypt?  I don't know anything about Lotus Notes however.  Try setting the values to 1 and not "1", just as a guess
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