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PLEASE HELP...Visual Basic - code question

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Hi there,
I have created a macro in Excel 2007 using Visual Basic..
When I run it, it will take an excel sheet, turn it into a .pdf, ask you where you want to save it and then save it there as a pdf with the sheet name, and then it will open up an email (Outlook) automatically with the .pdf attached.
My question is, I want to automatically save the .pdf to c:/temp without being prompted where to save it....so all that I will see is the email with the attached .pdf pop-up and not a prompt of where to save the file.
I have tried changing the code, but I cannot for the life of me seem to get this to work...any VBE experts out there that might be able to give me a hand? This is my code:

Option Explicit
Sub create_and_email_pdf()
Dim EmailSubject As String, EmailSignature As String
Dim CurrentMonth As String, DestFolder As String, PDFFile As String
Dim Email_To As String, Email_CC As String, Email_BCC As String
Dim OpenPDFAfterCreating As Boolean, AlwaysOverwritePDF As Boolean, DisplayEmail As Boolean
Dim OverwritePDF As VbMsgBoxResult
Dim OutlookApp As Object, OutlookMail As Object
CurrentMonth = ""
' *****************************************************
' ***** You Can Change These Variables *********
EmailSubject = "Please see attached pdf " 'Change this to change the subject of the email. The current month is added to end of subj line
OpenPDFAfterCreating = True 'Change this if you want to open the PDF after creating it : TRUE or FALSE
AlwaysOverwritePDF = False 'Change this if you always want to overwrite a PDF that already exists :TRUE or FALSE
DisplayEmail = True 'Change this if you don't want to display the email before sending. Note, you must have a TO email address specified for this to work
Email_To = "" 'Change this if you want to specify To email e.g. ActiveSheet.Range("H1") to get email from cell H1
Email_CC = ""
Email_BCC = ""
' ******************************************************
'Prompt for file destination
With Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFolderPicker)
If .Show = True Then
DestFolder = .SelectedItems(1)
Else
MsgBox "You must specify a folder to save the PDF into." & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Press OK to exit this macro.", vbCritical, "Must Specify Destination Folder"
Exit Sub
End If
End With
'Current month/year stored in H6 (this is a merged cell)
CurrentMonth = Mid(ActiveSheet.Range("H6").Value, InStr(1, ActiveSheet.Range("H6").Value, " ") + 1)
'Create new PDF file name including path and file extension
PDFFile = DestFolder & Application.PathSeparator & ActiveSheet.Name _
& "_" & CurrentMonth & ".pdf"
'If the PDF already exists
If Len(Dir(PDFFile)) > 0 Then
If AlwaysOverwritePDF = False Then
OverwritePDF = MsgBox(PDFFile & " already exists." & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Do you want to overwrite it?", vbYesNo + vbQuestion, "File Exists")
On Error Resume Next
'If you want to overwrite the file then delete the current one
If OverwritePDF = vbYes Then
Kill PDFFile
Else
MsgBox "OK then, if you don't overwrite the existing PDF, I can't continue." _
& vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Press OK to exit this macro.", vbCritical, "Exiting Macro"
Exit Sub
End If
Else
On Error Resume Next
Kill PDFFile
End If
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
MsgBox "Unable to delete existing file. Please make sure the file is not open or write protected." _
& vbCrLf & vbCrLf & "Press OK to exit this macro.", vbCritical, "Unable to Delete File"
Exit Sub
End If
End If
'Create the PDF
ActiveSheet.ExportAsFixedFormat Type:=xlTypePDF, Filename:=PDFFile, Quality:=xlQualityStandard, IncludeDocProperties:=True, IgnorePrintAreas _
:=False, OpenAfterPublish:=OpenPDFAfterCreating
'Create an Outlook object and new mail message
Set OutlookApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set OutlookMail = OutlookApp.CreateItem(0)
'Display email and specify To, Subject, etc
With OutlookMail
.Display
.To = Email_To
.CC = Email_CC
.BCC = Email_BCC
.Subject = EmailSubject & CurrentMonth
.Attachments.Add PDFFile
If DisplayEmail = False Then
.Send
End If
End With
End Sub

Thanks in Advance:)

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