Appointments using Access/Outlook

Discussion in 'Microsoft Outlook Calendar' started by Nancy, Aug 11, 2004.

  1. Nancy

    Nancy Guest

    Hi,

    Is it possible to enter a name, date and start time for
    an appointment in an Access database and send those three
    fields to Outlook automatically (like a control button)
    to set up an appointment?

    I would be eternally grateful to anyone who could help me
    do this. The database part is working great, but my
    client wants it to flow automatically into his Outlook.
    He hates typing, so hates retyping more.
     
    Nancy, Aug 11, 2004
    #1
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  2. Yes, it's possible using Outlook automation -- in other words, writing VBA
    code. If you're new to Outlook VBA macros, these web pages should help you
    get started:

    http://www.outlookcode.com/d/vb.htm

    http://www.winnetmag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=21522&pg=1


    --
    Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
    Author of
    Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
    Administrators, Power Users, and Developers



    "Nancy" <> wrote in message
    news:426401c47fd9$6dbf7070$...
    > Hi,
    >
    > Is it possible to enter a name, date and start time for
    > an appointment in an Access database and send those three
    > fields to Outlook automatically (like a control button)
    > to set up an appointment?
    >
    > I would be eternally grateful to anyone who could help me
    > do this. The database part is working great, but my
    > client wants it to flow automatically into his Outlook.
    > He hates typing, so hates retyping more.
     
    Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook], Aug 11, 2004
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