custom mail message form in outlook 2007

Is it at all possible to create a custom "mail message" form in outlook that has a defer until (delay delivery) button on it.

Im after a option as shown in the image attached.

if so any help would be appreciated.

im using outlook 2007 on win xp.

Also can this form be the default when I click on "new mail mesage"? outlook sample
edit:fixed typo in title
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Cheryl LanderAsked:
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David LeeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hi, SWHosting.  

Yes, both are possible.  What you need to do is add an Outlook Date Control to control toolbox.  That will provide the date functionality you see for the left combobox.  For the right (time) combobox you can use a normal combobox that's populated with time values.  You then need to write a little code that is triggered when either control value changes and inserts the result into the defer until field.  

Do you have any experience customizing Outlook forms?
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gbanikConnect With a Mentor Commented:
As BlueDevilFan rightly says ... u can create a custom Outlook form and have a date control pasted on it.

Mail items in Outlook can have a deferred delivery time set through this...
oMail.DeferredDeliveryTime = "22-Dec-2010 10:00 PM"
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Cheryl LanderAuthor Commented:
Dont have any experience at all at coding this. But can code in other languages. What direction should i take as i just need this option up and running really quick.
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gbanikConnect With a Mentor Commented:
There may not be a really quick way... but on the other hand Custom Outlook Forms are pretty easy (all the more as u have programming background). I would guess u would need couple hours to perfect the form u need.

Here is a simple step by step article
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/tutorial-creating-and-distributing-custom-forms-with-outlook-HA001210610.aspx

If you need more advanced... one of the best places for Outlook is
http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?ID=35

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gbanikConnect With a Mentor Commented:
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Cheryl LanderAuthor Commented:
Thanks for th tips guys.

Will be posting more questions regarding this shortly.
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