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I have a requirement to copy an address from the Address Book into a variable

So far I can open the address book using

On Error Resume Next
MapiMessages.Show

which opens the address book.

How can I put the selected address into a variable

my messaging system is MS Exchange

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go here my friend
http://www.planetsourcecode.com/xq/ASP/txtCodeId.3167/lngWId.1/qx/vb/scripts/ShowCode.htm

download that code

you can build of that or take it apart. that should show you how to store the addresses in to variables.

hope this helps

cheers
Andy

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by:mutrus
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Hi Andy,
Andy

Great piece of code but for the life of me I can't figure out how to use pieces of it for what I require.

Basically all I need to do is to show the Address Book, select an address and when the Address Book OK button is pressed store that address in a textbox

I tried your GetRC and SetRC but can't get it to work. Your complete application works ok though.

The problem I have is that the Address Book is opening but I have no email open in the background.

Ideas please ???
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by:mutrus
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It took a while but finally I got it to work

Tnks
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