VBA - working with Outlook videos | Excel VBA Part 29.3 - Outlook Emails using the Word Editor

Posted by Andrew Gould on 29 April 2019

This video explains how to use the Word Editor of an email created in Outlook to access a range of useful editing features. You'll learn how to create an enmail, how to reference the Word editor and how to work with the Word Range object. You'll use these skills to compose an email consisting of literal text combined with a copied Excel table and chart.

This video has the following accompanying files:

File name Type Description
Outlook Word Editor Complete.xlsm Excel workbook with macros
Outlook Word Editor.xlsm Excel workbook with macros

Click to download a zipped copy of the above files.

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Making a  video bigger

You can increase the size of your video to make it fill the screen like this:

View full screen

Play your video (the icons shown won't appear until you do), then click on the full screen icon which appears as shown at its bottom right-hand corner.


When you've finished viewing a video in full screen mode, just press the Esc key to return to normal view.

Improving the quality of a video

To improve the quality of a video, first click on the Settings icon:

Settings icon

Make sure you're playing your video so that the icons shown appear, then click on this gear icon at the bottom right-hand corner.


Choose to change the video quality:

Video quality

Click on Quality as shown to bring up the submenu.


The higher the number you choose, the better will be your video quality (but the slower the connection speed):

Connection speed

Don't choose the HD option unless you have a fast enough connection speed to support it!


Is your Wise Owl speaking too slowly (or too quickly)?  You can also use the Settings menu above to change your playback speed.

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