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Custom form no longer works with Office 2010

Posted on 2010-09-02
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On our Exchange 2003 server, we host a number of custom forms.  The form we're having a problem with essentially acts as a menu system, with buttons containing links to open other forms.  This page works fine with Office 2007, but doesn't work with Office 2010.  

When I click on a button to open a form, I get "The attempted operation failed.  An object could not be found."  However, I can open this same form outside of the "menu system" form.

I'm attaching the code for the "menu system" form in case it's of any use.

Sub NAR_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.NAR")
   myItem.Display
End Sub

Sub EEF_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.EEF")
   myItem.Display
End Sub

Sub SCF_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.SCF")
   myItem.Display
End Sub

Sub NERF_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.NERF")
   myItem.Display
End Sub

Sub SNCF_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.Name Change")
   myItem.Display
End Sub

Sub ViewCalendar_Click()
   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders")
   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders")
   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Room and Resource Schedule")
   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.Room and Resource Calendar")
   myItem.Display
End Sub


Function Item_Open()
	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")
      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")
End Function

Sub MaintRequest_Click()
	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")
      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")
End Sub

Sub ItRequest_Click()
	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")
      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")
End Sub

Sub RoomResource_Click()
	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")
      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")
End Sub
    

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Question by:mgudites1
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by:rscottvan
ID: 33692554
Outlook 2010 allows multiple Exchange accounts for each user, so you need code to specify the Exchange account in use.  Assuming each of your users has only one Exchange account configured, I think the attached code should be about right.  (Since you only posted partial code, I can't say for sure, but this should get you on the right path.)

Have a look at this article for a more thorough explanation:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/brijs/archive/2010/07/30/how-to-get-reference-to-public-folder-store-using-outlook-object-model-for-outlook-2010.aspx
Set olns =Item. Application.GetNamespace("MAPI")

Set accs = olns.Accounts







Sub NAR_Click()

   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.NAR")

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub



Sub EEF_Click()

   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.EEF")

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub



Sub SCF_Click()

   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.SCF")

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub



Sub NERF_Click()

   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.NERF")

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub



Sub SNCF_Click()

   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Forms" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.Name Change")

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub



Sub ViewCalendar_Click()

	   For Each Account In accs

	   Set myFolder1 = Session.Folders("Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder2 = myFolder1.Folders("All Public Folders" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myFolder3 = myFolder2.Folders("Room and Resource Schedule" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   Set myItem = myFolder3.Items.Add("IPM.Post.Room and Resource Calendar" & " - " & Account.SmtpAddress)

	   myItem.Display

   Next

End Sub





Function Item_Open()

	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")

      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")

End Function



Sub MaintRequest_Click()

	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")

      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")

End Sub



Sub ItRequest_Click()

	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")

      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")

End Sub



Sub RoomResource_Click()

	Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("Message")

      MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("https://whatever.com")

End Sub

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mgudites1 earned 0 total points
ID: 33830188
We figured out what it was.

"In Office 2010 the public folder is actually called "Public Folders - <user email>"  so for instance mine would be "Public Folders - xxx@whatever.edu" and yours would be "Public Folders - xxx@whatever.edu".  If that is indeed the case that is what I was thinking the problem was, it is not able to find the forms because it is just looking for "Public Folders" "
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