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Copy one Contact field to another w/ VBA???

wolfeman76
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Hello all,

I'm just starting to get the hang of VBA in MS Access...I haven't tried it in Outlook yet, so I don't know the differences (if there are any) between the two.

I'm bringing data over from an employee database into a shared public contacts folder.  Whenever I bing the data over, everyone's birthday gets entered into my calendar (probably because I'm populating the [Birthdate] field with data from the Employee Database).

Here's the thing....my boss would like the birthdate in his calendar, I would not.....whenever I update the contacts list (from MS Access) I get the birthdays and my boss doesn't (probably because I'm performing the code that's bringing over the contacts from MS Access)

Currently, I was trying to bring over the employee's birthdate as ContactItem.[User1], and then I was going to try and write code to copy that value to the birthdate field:
ContactItem.[User1] = ContactItem.[Birthdate] and have that code executed on a button click or something

Does that sound like something logical? -er doable?  Or should I try a different avenue?

If I were to write code to go behind a button....which variables should I declare in outlook??

Any help would be appreciated....

MW
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I was hoping to do more like a global...Can I do a Do...Loop in OL?  What would I declare as the DB?

Thanks,

MW
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