Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Duplicate Outlook 2007 "New Task For Contact" Functionality In VBA

Posted on 2014-03-23
2
Medium Priority
?
423 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-24
When a user right-clicks a Contact in Outlook 2007, then clicks "Create," they can click the option of "Create New Task For Contact" to create a new task for the Contact.  This is VERY convenient because in addition to creating the new Task, the Task is also automatically linked to the Contact (see bottom left corner of the new Task to the right of the "Contacts ..." button).

I need to create this functionality using VBA.  In addition to this functionality I also need to set the value for several of the new Task's fields using the same VBA code (e.g., Subject, Start Date, etc.).  I am an experienced Excel VBA user and I understand the object model fairly well.  Does anyone have any ideas how I might code this functionality?

Thanks,

Bill Vallance
0
Comment
Question by:bvallanc
2 Comments
 
LVL 54

Accepted Solution

by:
Rgonzo1971 earned 2000 total points
ID: 39949863
Hi,

pls try

Sub Test()
Dim objOutlook As New Outlook.Application
Dim objTask As Outlook.TaskItem
Set objTask = objOutlook.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderTasks).Items.Add

objTask.Recipients.Add "FirstName LastName"
objTask.ContactNames = "ContactName"
objTask.Subject = "Subj"
objTask.Body = "Test Body"
objTask.DueDate = Now() + 1
objTask.Assign
objTask.Send
objTask.Close olSave
End Sub

Open in new window

Regards
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:bvallanc
ID: 39950815
Perfect!  Thanks Rgonzo1971 for the quick response.  This worked perfectly.

Bill Vallance
0

Featured Post

Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

Question has a verified solution.

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

By default Outlook 2016 displays only one time zone in the Calendar. The following article explains how to display two time zones in one calendar view.
Mailbox Corruption is a nightmare every Exchange DBA wishes he never has. Recovering from it can be super-hectic if not entirely futile. And though techniques like the New-MailboxRepairRequest cmdlet have been designed to help with fixing minor corr…
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.
Is your OST file inaccessible, Need to transfer OST file from one computer to another? Want to convert OST file to PST? If the answer to any of the above question is yes, then look no further. With the help of Stellar OST to PST Converter, you can e…
Suggested Courses

580 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