Extract All Email Attachments with Duplicate Filenames Allowed (Public)

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Option Explicit 

'*********************************************************************** 

'* Code based on sample code from Martin Green and adapted to my needs 

'* more on TheTechieGuy.com - Liron@TheTechieGuy.com 

'*********************************************************************** 

'*********************************************************************** 

 

Sub GetAttachments() 

On Error Resume Next 

'create the folder if it doesnt exists: 

    Dim FSO, ttxtfile, txtfile, WheretosaveFolder 

    Dim objFolders As Object 

    Set objFolders = CreateObject("WScript.Shell").SpecialFolders 

  

    'MsgBox objFolders("mydocuments") 

    ttxtfile = objFolders("mydocuments") 

     

    Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") 

    Set txtfile = FSO.CreateFolder(ttxtfile & "\Email Attachments") 

    ' Changes made by Andrew Davis (adavis@xtheta.com) on October 28th 2015 

    ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

        ' Set fso = Nothing 

    ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

    WheretosaveFolder = ttxtfile & "\Email Attachments" 

     

On Error GoTo GetAttachments_err 

' Declare variables 

    Dim ns As NameSpace 

    Dim Inbox As MAPIFolder 

    Dim Item As Object 

    Dim Atmt As Attachment 

    Dim FileName As String 

    Dim i As Integer 

    Set ns = GetNamespace("MAPI") 

    'Set Inbox = ns.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox) 

    ' added the option to select whic folder to export 

    Set Inbox = ns.PickFolder 

     

    'to handle if the use cancalled folder selection 

    If Inbox Is Nothing Then 

                MsgBox "You need to select a folder in order to save the attachments", vbCritical, _ 

               "Export - Not Found" 

        Exit Sub 

    End If 

 

    '''' 

     

 

    i = 0 

' Check Inbox for messages and exit of none found 

    If Inbox.Items.Count = 0 Then 

        MsgBox "There are no messages in the selected folder.", vbInformation, _ 

               "Export - Not Found" 

        Exit Sub 

    End If 

' Check each message for attachments 

    For Each Item In Inbox.Items 

' Save any attachments found 

        For Each Atmt In Item.Attachments 

        ' This path must exist! Change folder name as necessary. 

         

        ' Changes made by Andrew Davis (adavis@xtheta.com) on October 28th 2015 

        ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

            FileName = WheretosaveFolder & "\" & FSO.GetBaseName(Atmt.FileName) & i & "." & FSO.GetExtensionName(Atmt.FileName) 

        ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

            Atmt.SaveAsFile FileName 

            i = i + 1 

         Next Atmt 

    Next Item 

' Show summary message 

    If i > 0 Then 

        MsgBox "There were " & i & " attached files." _ 

        & vbCrLf & "These have been saved to the Email Attachments folder in My Documents." _ 

        & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Thank you for using Liron Segev - TheTechieGuy's utility", vbInformation, "Export Complete" 

    Else 

        MsgBox "There were no attachments found in any mails.", vbInformation, "Export - Not Found" 

    End If 

    ' Changes made by Andrew Davis (adavis@xtheta.com) on October 28th 2015 

    ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

        Set FSO = Nothing 

    ' ------------------------------------------------------ 

' Clear memory 

GetAttachments_exit: 

    Set Atmt = Nothing 

    Set Item = Nothing 

    Set ns = Nothing 

    Exit Sub 

' Handle errors 

GetAttachments_err: 

    MsgBox "An unexpected error has occurred." _ 

        & vbCrLf & "Please note and report the following information." _ 

        & vbCrLf & "Macro Name: GetAttachments" _ 

        & vbCrLf & "Error Number: " & Err.Number _ 

        & vbCrLf & "Error Description: " & Err.Description _ 

        , vbCritical, "Error!" 

    Resume GetAttachments_exit 

End Sub 
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'*********************************************************************** '* Code based on sample code from Martin Green and adapted to my needs '* more on TheTechieGuy.com - Liron@TheTechieGuy.com '***********************************************************************