MS Word has a direct feature supporting users to send the current Word document as an email attachment. But sometimes, you may only hope to attach the specific pages of a Word document to an Outlook email. Now, this article will share you a method.
To send an entire Word document as email attachment in MS Word application, you can simply go to “File” menu and shift to “Save & Send” tab, under which you can find a “Send as Attachment” button. Yet, at times, what you want to send may be only specific pages of the document. In this situation, you can use the method introduced in the followings to accomplish it.
Attach the Specific Pages of a Word Document to an Email
- First off, you should open the source Word document whose specific pages you want to send in email.
- Then, after getting into the MS Word window, you need to press “Alt + F11” key buttons.
- Next, you will get access to the VBA editor in MS Word.
- After that, you have to enable “Microsoft Outlook Object Library”. You can hit “Tools” > “Reference” to achieve it.
- Subsequently, you ought to copy the following VBA code into a module that is not in use.
Sub AttachSpecificPagesToOutlookEmail() Dim strDocumentName As String Dim objSelectedPages As Word.Range Dim objTempDocument As Word.Document Dim objTempRange As Word.Range Dim i As Long Dim strTempDocument As String Dim objOutlookApp As Outlook.Application Dim objMail As Outlook.MailItem strDocumentName = Left(ActiveDocument.Name, InStr(ActiveDocument.Name, ".") - 1) 'Copy the contents from Page 2 to 4 'You can change the page as per your own needs Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToPage, Which:=wdGoToAbsolute, Count:=2 Set objSelectedPages = Selection.Range Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToPage, Which:=wdGoToAbsolute, Count:=4 objSelectedPages.End = Selection.Bookmarks("\Page").Range.End objSelectedPages.Select objSelectedPages.Copy 'Paste the copied contents into a new Word Document Set objTempDocument = Word.Application.Documents.Add objTempDocument.Activate Set objTempRange = objTempDocument.Range(0, 0) objTempRange.PasteAndFormat (wdFormatOriginalFormatting) For i = objTempDocument.Paragraphs.Count To 1 Step -1 If Len(objTempDocument.Paragraphs(i).Range) = 1 Then objTempDocument.Paragraphs(i).Range.Delete Else Exit For End If Next i 'Save this document strTempDocument = "E:\" & strDocumentName & " (Excerpt).doc" objTempDocument.SaveAs2 strTempDocument, wdFormatDocument 'Attach the new document to a new Outlook email On Error Resume Next Set objOutlookApp = GetObject(, "Outlook.Application") If objOutlookApp Is Nothing Then Set objOutlookApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") End If Set objMail = objOutlookApp.CreateItem(olMailItem) objMail.Attachments.Add (strTempDocument) objMail.Display objTempDocument.Close False Kill strTempDocument End Sub
- Finally, you can run this macro. Just press F5 key button or tap on the “Run” icon in the toolbar.
- After the macro finishes, a new Outlook email will display, which is attached with an excerpt of the source Word document, like the following screenshot:
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