?
Solved

How do I Call an Outlook 2007 VBA Macro from Outlook Forms VBScript Code?

Posted on 2009-05-19
3
Medium Priority
?
569 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I need to call an Outlook 2007 VBA procedure ('macro') from a button on a custom Outlook 2007 form, AND pass an argument value from a custom field/column on that form to the VBA procedure.  I can't seem to locate the way to do this in the welter of object model hash from the MS site.
All suggestions gratefully accepted.
0
Comment
Question by:dapathome
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 76

Accepted Solution

by:
David Lee earned 2000 total points
ID: 24425407
Hi, dapathome.

You can call a VBA procedure from a custom Outlook form.  The VBA procedure must be in the ThisOutlookSession module and you must call it like this

    Application.My_Procedure_Name

For example, if your procedure is named HelloWorld, then the call would be

    Application.HelloWorld

You can also pass a value to the procedure.  If you wanted to pass the value that's in a textbox named TextBox1, then you'd use something like this

    varValue = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("P.2").Controls("TextBox1").Value
    Application.HelloWorld(varValue)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:dapathome
ID: 31583143
Worked perfectly.  Sorry it took me so long to get back to you.
0
 
LVL 76

Expert Comment

by:David Lee
ID: 24534576
No problem!
0

Featured Post

Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article lists the top 5 free OST to PST Converter Tools. These tools save a lot of time for users when they want to convert OST to PST after their exchange server is no longer available or some other critical issue with exchange server or impor…
In this step by step procedure, you will come to know the details of creating an Outlook meeting in 2007, 2010, 2013 & 2016.
CodeTwo Sync for iCloud (http://www.codetwo.com/sync-for-icloud?sts=6554) automatically synchronizes your Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 folders with iCloud folders available via iCloud Control Panel. This lets you automatically sync them with…
This is my first video review of Microsoft Bookings, I will be doing a part two with a bit more information, but wanted to get this out to you folks.
Suggested Courses

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question