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Hello,

I have to develope a system that will be doing appointments. Something similar to MS Outlook. I will also want to be able to interact with the system, i.e. to send a list of appointments and incorporate it.
Does MS Outlook allow customizing or programming so I could addapt it according to my needs? If not, is there any open source I could use as a basis?

In short, I want to have the functionality of MS Outlook in my program plus additional features.

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Hi braboibrabka,
> Does MS Outlook allow customizing or programming so I could addapt it
> according to my needs?
Yes, you can program many aspects of Outlook.  Within Outlook you can write VBA code to do a surprising number of things.  You can also manipulate Outlook from outside Outlook using the Outlook object model or Redemption (http://www.dimastr.com/redemption/), a third-party library that avoids many of the built-in security constraints that make programming Outlook difficult.  Can you adapt it according to your needs?  That depends on the specifics of what you want to do.

Cheers!
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