Hyperlink or shortcut to Outlook task or contact

Posted on 2007-07-22
Last Modified: 2010-05-19
A. How can I insert a shortcut or hyperlink to an Outlook contact record
- in a Word file
- in an Outlook task entry

A. How can I insert a shortcut or hyperlink to an Outlook task entry
- in a Word file
- in an Outlook calendar entry
- in an Outlook  contact record

Note: copy is not an option since it will not show post copy updates.
Question by:BACS2133
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    Accepted Solution

    You can't create a shortcut or hyperlink to an item directly in Outlook, either in Outlook, or from Word.

    The closest you can get to such, is a shortcut to the folder the item is in.

    Author Comment

    Can I put a shortcut to an Outlook forlder, into a word file?  then how?  Or is it only possible to make the shortcut to the PST file itself?

    Author Comment

    Please clarify
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    Expert Comment

    What version of Outlook are you using?

    I have done this using outlook 2000 but I'll have to go back to work tomorrow and check the procedures of what I did (however, it involves giving that person permissions to access that folder (away from the delegates side of things).

    Author Comment

    Outlook 2003 SP2

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