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Assigning a hotkey in Outlook

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Hi,

We just converted from Novell Groupwise to Outlook at my workplace. We are forced to work offline and must synchronize with our main server in Chicago each time I need to send or receive email. One of the features outlook has is to assign specific folders to be synchronized ... which I have done. i only want my Inbox and Outbox to be done on a regular basis... I can synch the remaining folders once or twice a day.
From the TOOLS/SYNCHRONIZE drop down menu I now have a choice to select the In/Out folder I created.
Instead of using the Tool drop down I would like to assign a hotkey to that function. I've looked over my Outlook "inside out" book and didnt find any reference to this.
Can anyone help ?
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If your company is anything like mine 3rd Party Software is a no no. Here is how do do it using VBA.

This code goes in the 'ThisOutlookSession' module.

Dim colSyncObjects As Outlook.SyncObjects                '<-- These two lines at the very top
Dim WithEvents objSyncObject As Outlook.SyncObject  '<--

Sub StartSync()
   Set colSyncObjects = Session.SyncObjects
   Set objSyncObject = colSyncObjects("Sync Object Name")
   objSyncObject.Start
End Sub

I got this off of a microsoft article. They had another way of doing it also but I couldn't get it to work, but maybe you can:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/Q201/4/34.asp&NoWebContent=1
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