Python and Outlook, sendinf an image in the body of email

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Mon Jul 23 22:32:36 CEST 2012

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:33 PM,  <bruceg113355 at> wrote:
> I tried something similar to the example at .
> Problem is, this line is not understood:
>        mail.BodyFormat = OlBodyFormat.olFormatHTML
>     Traceback (most recent call last):
>       ...
>       appt.BodyFormat = OlBodyFormat.olFormatHTML
>     NameError: name 'OlBodyFormat' is not defined

Assuming you've run makepy to generate the static dispatch Python module for the
Outlook type library, all generated constants are available via
win32com.client.constants  Try:

appt.BodyFormat = win32com.client.constants.olFormatHTML

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