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    Text selection in email message Outlook 2010

    Here's the working code for Word 2010 and excel 2010. It's quite obviously what I'm trying to do - I'm selecting part of text and then I run macro. Is there any way to get this working on Outlook 2010 in email message?

    Sub macroGoogle()
    Shell("C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\Chrome.exe -url http:google.co.uk/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=") & (Selection)
    End Sub
    The thing is that in Outlook 2010 "Selection" doesn't work at all.

    Could someone help me please?
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    You can't shell an executable from an email it's a security breach (besides making the assumption that your reader actually has chrome installed and it's installed at that absolute path) try a hyperlink :-\ VBA macros are for MS Office only, and if anyone has a mail server that does not block these in emails then I suggest that person find a mail server that does. Macros are simply not for outbound email.
    Last edited by medialint; April 19th, 2012 at 01:11 PM.

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