Disable Outlook 2010's No Subject Warning using VBA

Last reviewed on September 17, 2013

Use this macro to disable the blank subject warning in Outlook 2010.

If you are looking for a macro to warn you that the subject is blank in earlier versions of Outlook, see Macro to Warn Before Sending a Message with a Blank Subject.

Please note: If you need help with this macro, please use the comments section below.

To use, open the VBA Editor using Alt+F11 and paste this into ThisOutlookSession.

Reprinted with permission of Peter Marchert

Option Explicit
'======================================================================
' Prevents Outlook 2010 no-subject warning message
' (c) Peter Marchert -http://www.outlook-stuff.com
' 2010-07-15 Version 1.0.0
' 2010-07-19 Version 1.0.1
' 2010-08-01 Version 1.1.0
' 2010-08-31 Version 1.1.1
'======================================================================

Private WithEvents colInspectors As Outlook.Inspectors

Private Sub Application_Startup()

Set colInspectors = Outlook.Inspectors

End Sub

Private Sub colInspectors_NewInspector(ByVal Inspector As Inspector)

Dim objItem As Object

On Error GoTo ExitProc

Set objItem = Inspector.currentItem

If InStr(LCase(objItem.MessageClass), "ipm.appointment") > 0 Then
If objItem.MeetingStatus = 0 Then GoTo ExitProc

End If

If objItem.EntryID = "" Then
If objItem.Subject = "" Then objItem.Subject = " "
If objItem.Location = "" Then objItem.Location = " "

End If

ExitProc:

Set objItem = Nothing
Set Inspector = Nothing

End Sub

Private Sub Application_ItemSend(ByVal Item As Object, Cancel As Boolean)

On Error Resume Next

Item.Subject = Trim(Item.Subject)
Item.Location = Trim(Item.Location)

End Sub

Private Sub Application_Quit()

Set colInspectors = Nothing

End Sub


Written by

Slipstick
System administrator at Outlook and Exchange Resource Center since 1997.

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