How to Quickly Merge & Import Multiple Word Documents into One Outlook Email

At times, you may want to import the contents of multiple Word documents into the body of one Outlook email. Now, in this post, we will help you achieve it in a jiffy.

After reading my previous article “How to Quickly Merge & Import the Contents of Multiple Text Files into an Outlook Email“, many users long for a rapid method to combine and import multiple Word documents into a single Outlook email. In the followings, we will introduce such a means.

Quickly Merge & Import Multiple Word Documents into One Outlook Email

Merge & Import Multiple Word Documents into One Email

  1. At the very outset, trigger Outlook VBA editor by referring to “How to Run VBA Code in Your Outlook“.
  2. Then, add “MS Word Object Library” with following the steps in “How to Add an Object Library Reference in VBA“.
  3. Afterwards, put the following VBA code into a module that is not being used.
Sub MergeImportMultipleWordDocumentsIntoOneEmail()
    Dim objShell As Object
    Dim objWindowsFolder As Object
    Dim strWindowsFolder As String
    Dim strWordDocument As String
    Dim objWordApp As Word.Application
    Dim objTempDocument As Word.Document
    Dim objWordDocument As Word.Document
    Dim objMail As Outlook.MailItem
    Dim objMailDocument As Word.Document
 
    'Select a Windows Folder
    Set objShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")
    Set objWindowsFolder = objShell.BrowseForFolder(0, "Select a Windows Folder:", 0, "")
 
    If Not objWindowsFolder Is Nothing Then
       strWindowsFolder = objWindowsFolder.self.Path & "\"
 
       Set objWordApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
       Set objTempDocument = objWordApp.Documents.Add
       objWordApp.Visible = True
 
       'Merge all Word documents in this folder into one document
       strWordDocument = Dir(strWindowsFolder & "\*.do*", vbNormal)
       i = 0
       While strWordDocument <> ""
             i = i + 1
             Set objWordRange = objTempDocument.Range
             With objWordRange
                  .Collapse wdCollapseEnd
                 If i > 1 Then
                  .InsertBreak wdSectionBreakNextPage
                  .End = objTempDocument.Range.End
                  .Collapse wdCollapseEnd
                 End If
                  .InsertFile strWindowsFolder & "\" & strWordDocument
            End With
            strWordDocument = Dir()
       Wend
 
       'Copy the document content into a new Outlook email
       objTempDocument.Content.Copy
       Set objMail = Application.CreateItem(olMailItem)
       Set objMailDocument = objMail.GetInspector.WordEditor
       objMailDocument.Content.PasteAndFormat (wdFormatOriginalFormatting)
       objMail.Display
 
       objTempDocument.Close False
       objWordApp.Quit
    End If
End Sub

VBA Code - Merge & Import Multiple Word Documents to One Email

  1. After that, press “F5” to run this macro.
  2. Later, in the new dialog box, select a local folder where the source documents are stored and click “OK”.Select Local Folder
  3. At once, when macro finishes, you will get a new Outlook email, which has all the contents of the source documents in its body.New Email

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