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Posted on 2009-02-12
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I'm trying to get information from fields in which I 'parked' information for custom fields.

I'm using a virtual basic script. I keep getting errors telling me that:

Automation error (Error 440)

When you access Automation objects, specific types of errors can occur. This error has the following cause and solution:

An error occurred while executing a method or getting or setting a property of an object variable. The error was reported by the application that created the object.
Check the properties of the Err object to determine the source and nature of the error. Also try using the On Error Resume Next statement immediately before the accessing statement, and then check for errors immediately following the accessing statement.

For additional information, select the item in question and press F1 (in Windows) or HELP (on the Macintosh).

Why would this occur with this code? And could someone point to a place that lists each field's term in the VB script. Code is below
Sub ConvertFields()
  Dim objApp As Application
  Dim objNS As NameSpace
  Dim objFolder As MAPIFolder
  Dim objItems As Items
  Dim objItem As Object
  Set objApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
  Set objNS = objApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")
  Set objFolder = objNS.PickFolder
  If Not objFolder Is Nothing Then
    Set objItems = objFolder.Items
    For Each objItem In objItems
      ' make sure you have a Contact item
      If objItem.Class = olContact Then
        ' convert to your published custom form
        objItem.MessageClass = "IPM.Contact.Recurrent Client"
        ' copy data to your custom fields
        objItem.UserProperties("Attorney 1") = objItem.User1
        objItem.UserProperties("Contact Date 1") = objItem.User2
        objItem.UserProperties("Matter 1") = objItem.User3
        objItem.UserProperties("Client Number 1") = objItem.User4
        objItem.UserProperties("Open Closed 1") = objItem.Anniversary
        objItem.UserProperties("Open Closed 2") = objItem.AssistantsPhone
        objItem.UserProperties("Attorney 3") = objItem.BusinessCountry
        objItem.UserProperties("Open Closed 3") = objItem.HomeCountry
        objItem.UserProperties("Matter 3") = objItem.OtherCountry
        objItem.UserProperties("Contact Method") = objItem.Callback
        objItem.UserProperties("Contact Date 4") = objItem.CarPhone
        objItem.UserProperties("Conflict") = objItem.CompanyMainPhone
        objItem.UserProperties("Attorney 2") = objItem.ISDN
        objItem.UserProperties("Contact Date 3") = objItem.RadioPhone
        objItem.UserProperties("Client Number 4") = objItem.TTYTDDPhone
        objItem.UserProperties("Client Number 3") = objItem.Telex
        objItem.UserProperties("Client Number 2") = objItem.Account
        objItem.UserProperties("Matter 4") = objItem.AssistantsName
        objItem.UserProperties("Open Closed 4") = objItem.BillingInformation
        objItem.NickName = objItem.BusinessAddressPOBox
        objItem.UserProperties("Internal Referral 1") = objItem.Email3Adress
        objItem.UserProperties("Internal Referral 2") = objItem.Email3Type
        objItem.UserProperties("Contact Date 2") = objItem.Email3DisplayName
        objItem.UserProperties("Client") = objItem.HomeAddressPOBox
        objItem.User1 = ""
        objItem.User2 = ""
        objItem.User3 = ""
        objItem.User4 = ""
        objItem.Anniversary = ""
        objItem.AssistantsPhone = ""
        objItem.BusinessCountry = ""
        objItem.HomeCountry = ""
        objItem.OtherCountry = ""
        objItem.Callback = ""
        objItem.CarPhone = ""
        objItem.CompanyMainPhone = ""
        objItem.ISDN = ""
        objItem.RadioPhone = ""
        objItem.TTYTDDPhone = ""
        objItem.Telex = ""
        objItem.Account = ""
        objItem.AssistantsName = ""
        objItem.BillingInformation = ""
        objItem.BusinessAddressPOBox = ""
        objItem.Email3Address = ""
        objItem.Email3Type = ""
        objItem.Email3DisplayName = ""
        objItem.HomeAddressPOBox = ""
      End If
  End If
  Set objItems = Nothing
  Set objItem = Nothing
  Set objFolder = Nothing
  Set objNS = Nothing
  Set objApp = Nothing
End Sub

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Question by:fragilabsolut
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by:David Lee
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Hi, fragilabsolut.

"Why would this occur with this code? "
First, do you know what line of code is causing the error?  That would help a lot.  The code looks ok to me.  Without knowing where the error is occurring at, my guess is that some of the user properties don't exist when the code is trying to assign a value to them.  I don't believe that setting the MessageClass to yoour custom form creates the user properties.  I expect the code is going to have to create them before assigning a value to them.

"a place that lists each field's term in the VB script"
Sorry, I don't understand what you're asking.

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fragilabsolut earned 0 total points
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Actually,  I figured out my problem.  I had some stuff incorrectly named.

That's what I was asking about with "a place that lists..."
For example:

{objItem.CarPhone} should have been {objItem.CarTelephoneNumber}

Thanks for the help.

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by:David Lee
ID: 23638036
You're welcome.

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