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VBA created events not created as AllDay

Posted on 2010-11-16
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Hi,

I have a simple form that captures the name of someone (for their brithday events) and their date of birth.

The routine below then creates the next 10 years worht of birthdays including their age in the subject line so not recurring appointments but 10 separate ones.

So far so good. However they are being created with start and end date the same but time 00:00 therefore not showing in the AllDay event bar. When I got to Calendar and create a table view that include the AllDay field it is ticked but if I open an appointment it is not ticked and the time is 00:00...

Any ideas??

Thanks
Sub Create_Celebration()



    Set oApp = New Outlook.Application

    Set oNMS = oApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")

    Set oExpl = oApp.ActiveExplorer

    Set oExpl.CurrentFolder = oNMS.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderCalendar)

    Set oFldr = oExpl.CurrentFolder

    Set oItems = oFldr.Items



    If frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value = "" Then Exit Sub



    If MsgBox(frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value & "'s Birthday is " & frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, vbYesNo, "Confirm") = vbYes Then

        'Create the Appts

        For i = 2010 To 2020

            Set oCB = oExpl.CommandBars.FindControl(, 1106)

            If oCB Is Nothing Then Exit Sub

            oCB.Execute

            Set oAppt = Application.ActiveInspector.CurrentItem

            oAppt.AllDayEvent = True

            Set oApptCustom = oFldr.Items.Add("IPM.Appointment")

            With oApptCustom

                .Subject = frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value & "'s Birthday (" & (i - Right(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4)) & ")"

                .Start = CDate(Left(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 2) & "/" & Mid(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4, 2) & "/" & i)

                .End = CDate(Left(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 2) & "/" & Mid(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4, 2) & "/" & i)

                .AllDayEvent = True

                .BusyStatus = olFree

                .Categories = "Celebration"

                .Importance = olImportanceNormal

                .Sensitivity = olPrivate

                .Save

            End With

            oAppt.Delete

        Next i

    End If

    frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value = ""



    Set oAppt = Nothing

    Set oItems = Nothing

    Set oSelect = Nothing

    Set oFldr = Nothing

    Set oExpl = Nothing

    Set oNMS = Nothing

    Set oApp = Nothing



End Sub

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Question by:Charltp5
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by:David Lee
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Hi, Charltp5.

I'm confused a bit by the code.  What is the purpose of lines 15 through 18?
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by:Charltp5
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Yes you're right - I think it was cobbled together and I changed the methodology for creating the appointment. Suffice it to say I have removed the code and still get the same behaviour.

New code and screen cast attached...
Sub Create_Celebration()



    Set oApp = New Outlook.Application

    Set oNMS = oApp.GetNamespace("MAPI")

    Set oExpl = oApp.ActiveExplorer

    Set oExpl.CurrentFolder = oNMS.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderCalendar)

    Set oFldr = oExpl.CurrentFolder

    Set oItems = oFldr.Items



    If frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value = "" Then Exit Sub



    If MsgBox(frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value & "'s Birthday is " & frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, vbYesNo, "Confirm") = vbYes Then

        'Create the Appts

        For i = 2010 To 2020

            Set oAppt = oFldr.Items.Add("IPM.Appointment")

            With oAppt

                .Subject = frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value & "'s Birthday (" & (i - Right(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4)) & ")"

                .Start = CDate(Left(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 2) & "/" & Mid(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4, 2) & "/" & i)

                .End = CDate(Left(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 2) & "/" & Mid(frmBirthday.MyCal.Value, 4, 2) & "/" & i)

                .AllDayEvent = True

                .BusyStatus = olFree

                .Categories = "Celebration"

                .Importance = olImportanceNormal

                .Sensitivity = olPrivate

                .Save

            End With

        Next i

    End If

    frmBirthday.txtPrefix.Value = ""



    Set oAppt = Nothing

    Set oItems = Nothing

    Set oFldr = Nothing

    Set oExpl = Nothing

    Set oNMS = Nothing

    Set oApp = Nothing



End Sub

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David Lee earned 500 total points
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Remove line #19.
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by:Charltp5
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And that's is why you're a genius!!! Thanks.
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Thanks and you're welcome.
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