Outlook 2013 VBA to save attachments

After much tinkling, got the VBA macro for saving attachments to work. There are many examples on the internet. All of them miss some key points:

– Embedded objects can’t be saved (and must be specifically skipped/ignored)

– Macro must be signed. If that also does not work, macro security must be lowered. (Options>Trust Center>Macro Security)

Some troubleshooting and reference links:


If you would like to create a button: http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/macrobutton.htm

VBA References

If Else

Error Handling

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