outlook form help


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Justin.davies4

Hi,

I currently have two voting buttons approve and deny which i have setup
on the actions tab of form design and i need them to when pressed to
open a new email including all of the relevent information in email
subject and body below is my code:

Function Item_CustomAction(ByVal Action, ByVal NewItem)

const olMailItem = 0

select case Action.Name
case "Approval"
Set NewItem = Application.CreateItem(olmailitem)
item.userproperties.find("Approve") = true
Actions.Item("Approve").Enabled = True
Actions.Item("Deny").Enabled = True
NewItem.subject = "Holiday Request Approved"
NewItem.Body = "Your request from"
&(item.userproperties.find("HolidayStart"))_
& " to " & (item.userproperties.find("HolidayEnd"))_
& "for" & (item.userproperties.find("totaldays"))_
& " days leave has been approved."

NewItem.display

case "Deny"
Set NewItem = Application.CreateItem(olmailitem)
item.userproperties.find("Deny") = true
Actions.Item("Approve").Enabled = True
Actions.Item("Deny").Enabled = True
NewItem.subject "Holiday Request Denied"
NewItem.Body = "Your request from " &
(item.userproperties.find("HolidayStart"))_
& " to " & (item.userproperties.find("HolidayEnd"))_
& "for" & (item.userproperties.find("Totaldays"))_
& " days leave has been denied."

NewItem.display

end select

item.close(0)

Item_CustomAction = true

end function

basically when publishing my form and running the form the approve and
deny don't open a new email but instead just default to the
instructions on the actions tab.

this is very urgent and i would be very grateful for any help!
 
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Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]

Where is the form published? What is the state of the "send form definition with item" check box on the Properties page?

--
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003

and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
 
J

Justin.davies4

Thanks for the reply sue,

i have published the form under personal forms libary, the status of of
" send form definition with item" is unchecked.
 
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Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]

So you are testing by sending messages to yourself (as the only person with access to the published form definition)?

--
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003

and Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
 

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