Add Outlook Appointment from Access


T

tboyce

I have referred to the link on the help site which i have adapted for my own
db but it not seem to do anything at all can anyone spot where i am being a
lump.

Private Sub AddAppt_Click()
On Error GoTo Add_Err

'This is the original code from microsoft
'Save record first to be sure required fields are filled.
DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord

'Exit the procedure if appointment has been added to Outlook.
If Me.AddedOutlok = True Then
Msgbox "This appointment is already added to Microsoft Outlook"
Exit Sub

'My added line of code "Add a new appointment".
' I have a check box "Add App" to filter my results on my subform
If Me.AddApp = -1 Then

Else
Dim objOutlook As Outlook.Application
Dim objAppt As Outlook.AppointmentItem
Dim objRecurPattern As Outlook.RecurrencePattern

Set objOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
Set objAppt = objOutlook.CreateItem(olAppointmentItem)

With objAppt
.Start = Me.JobDate
.Duration = 0.15
.Subject = Me.JobDesc + Me.Reg


'If Me!ApptReminder Then
' .ReminderMinutesBeforeStart = Me!ReminderMinutes
' .ReminderSet = True
End If

'Set objRecurPattern = .GetRecurrencePattern

'With objRecurPattern
'.RecurrenceType = olRecursWeekly
'.Interval = 1
'Once per week
'.PatternStartDate = #7/9/2003#
'You could get these values
'from new text boxes on the form.
'.PatternEndDate = #7/23/2003#
End With

.Save
.Close (olSave)
End With
'Release the AppointmentItem object variable.
Set objAppt = Nothing
End If

'Release the Outlook object variable.
Set objOutlook = Nothing

'Set the AddedToOutlook flag, save the record, display a message.
Me.AddedOutlok = True
DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord
Msgbox "Appointment Added!"

Exit Sub

Add_Err:
Msgbox "Error " & Err.Number & vbCrLf & Err.Description
Exit Sub
End Sub
 
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G

Graham Mandeno

Hi tboyce

At the moment, if you have AddApp checked then the appointment will NOT be
added. Is this what you want?

I suggest you set a breakpoint on the first line of code in your procedure
(On Error...) and then step through it one line at a time (F8) to see where
it's going.
 
M

Mike Painter

Access allows you to link directly to the calendar section of Outlook.
I usually just do that and then pick what I want from the table if needed.
You can build a simple query to get what you want.
 
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