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Adding Appointment from Access to Outlook on Another Persons Calendar

Posted on 2008-06-24
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I am trying to get Access to put an appointment onto another person's calendar in outlook.  I have a form that you choose who you want to add the appointment to, however, when the code searches for the Mailbox for the person selected it can not find it.

Pleae note that I am relatively new to VBA for Access

The code I am using is below...most of which I have goten off this website and a few others.

Please help,

BVass
****CODE START****
 

Option Explicit
 

Dim outObj As New Outlook.Application

Dim outNS As Outlook.NameSpace

Dim outFolders As Outlook.MAPIFolder

Dim outSubFolders As Outlook.MAPIFolder

Dim outAppt As Outlook.AppointmentItem

Dim strMail, strFirst, strLast As String

Dim intCount As Integer

Dim frm As Form
 

Function addAppt()
 

' Save record first to be sure required fields are filled.

    DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord

' Exit the procedure if appointment has been added to Outlook.

    Set frm = Screen.ActiveForm

    

    If frm.AddedToOutlook = True Then

        MsgBox "This appointment already added to Microsoft Outlook"

        Exit Function

    Else

'Set the name of the Mailbox

        frm.Auditor.SetFocus

        strMail = frm.Auditor.Text

        intCount = InStrRev(strMail, " ")

        strFirst = Trim$(Left$(strMail, intCount))

        strLast = Trim$(Right$(strMail, intCount))

        strMail = "Mailbox - " & strLast & ", " & strFirst

        

' Add a new appointment.

        Set outNS = outObj.GetNamespace("MAPI")

        Set outFolders = outNS.Folders(strMail)

        Set outSubFolders = outFolders.Folders("Calendar")

        Set outAppt = outObj.CreateItem(olAppointmentItem)

        With outAppt

           .Start = frm.ApptDate & " " & frm.ApptTime

           .Duration = frm.ApptLength

           .Subject = frm.Appt

           If Not IsNull(frm.ApptNotes) Then .Body = frm.ApptNotes

           If Not IsNull(frm.ApptLocation) Then .Location = _

              frm.ApptLocation

           If frm.ApptReminder Then

              .ReminderMinutesBeforeStart = frm.ReminderMinutes

              .ReminderSet = True

           End If

           .Save

        End With

    End If

    ' Release the Outlook object variable.

    Set outObj = Nothing

    ' Set the AddedToOutlook flag, display a message.

    frm.AddedToOutlook = True

    DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord

    MsgBox "Appointment Added!"

    Exit Function

AddAppt_Err:

    MsgBox "Error " & Err.Number & vbCrLf & Err.Description

    Exit Function
 

End Function
 

****CODE END****

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BVass

This Question is almost Identical.
Try the solution:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Q_21809067.html

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