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Is it possible, using vba, to insert a hyperlink into the body of an outlook email? I have a hidden hyperlink field on my form that has the path to the database I am working on. What I would like is for the hyperlink address in that field to show up at the bottom of the body of the email I am sending out. I have tried
Dim sHyperlink as Hyperlink
sHyperlink = http:\\(path to db)
then adding sHyperlink to the end of the message body. I have tried just adding the hyperlink to the end of the message body with http:<\\(path to db). I even tried adding [Forms]![frmPIRissue]![txtHyperlink]
The best I have had happen so far is that the path shows up, but not as a hyperlink.
I'm starting to wonder if this is even possible.
Thanks for any help you can give.

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First, it will only work if you have HTML mail enabled AND the recipient does as well.

Second, you may have to use Office Automation to generate such an e-mail.

This may help: http://www.access-programmers.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=205388

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