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Formatting specific part of text string in VBA

Question:

Tag: excel,vba,excel-vba,outlook,format

I am in process of creating a macro that will save the current workbook, create a new outlook message and attach the file to the message. My macro does that but I can not format the text in the body of the email to my liking.

Dim OutApp As Object
Dim OutMail As Object
Dim sBody, Customer As String

ActiveWorkbook.Save


sBody = "All," & Chr(10) & Chr(10) & "Please Approve attached Request below for " & rType & "." _
 & Chr(10) & Chr(10) & "Customer: " & customer & Chr(10)

Set OutApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set OutMail = OutApp.CreateItem(0)

On Error Resume Next
    With OutMail
        .to = recip
        .CC = CCed
        .BCC = ""
        .subject = subject
        .Body = sBody
        .Attachments.Add ActiveWorkbook.FullName
        .display

       End With
    On Error GoTo 0

End Sub  

I want the following message to be displayed (with the format) in the email.

All,

Please Approve attached Request below for "rtype".

Customer: Stackoverflow

So, the word "customer" needs to be bold. I have tired multiple solutions but they do not work as this is creating an outlook mail object.

Any Help will be appreciated.

**

Solution: To make the HTML tags work change the body type to html by ".HTMLBody". and you will be able to use HTML Tags. Kudos to Dick Kusleika

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Answer:

HTML tags do work. I don't know why you say they don't.

sBody = "All,<br /><br />Please Approve attached request for " & rType & ".<br /><br /><strong>Customer:</strong> " & customer & "<br />"

then instead of the .Body property, use .HTMLBody

.HTMLBody = sBody

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