ActiveX Enabled Outlook Message

Posted on 2009-04-06
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am attaching an excel file. I want to create the same into Outlook. And I want exactly same what has into the attached template. I want My recipients will be getting this activeX enabled outlook message they will fillup the form and send it across to me. Is that possible? I need experts help on this.
Question by:suvmitra
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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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Can you define:
" activeX enabled outlook message "
I have never heard of this.

Is you goal for the email to look like the Excel File?

Author Comment

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I only need to draft the form as it is into the Excel file into Outlook. I want to use dropdpwn boxes, radio buttons...how do I design this? I need to send this form to my target recipients...I also want to make sure that they are getting exactly same..what I am drafting here.  Please help.
Radio button, Drop downlist..all these controls are called ActiveX control.
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Jeffrey Coachman earned 1500 total points
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If this can be done, it will be extremely difficult.

What version of Outlook are you using?

Outlook 2007 has more feature regarding "Data Collection" than previous version.
See here:


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by:Jeffrey Coachman
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In the futre please remember that you are not allowed to post duplicate questions.

Had I known that, I would have posted to the original question.

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