Programmatically entering the sent date/time into a user defined field in Outlook contacts

We need to export the "sent" date/time on a contact.  This is the TRUE creation date of the contact; we recently went through an Exchange migration and the created date/time is from when we migrated the data over.


We can't export this through the traditional export function in Outlook as the sent field isn't there.  I also tried copy/paste from Outlook directly in to Excel, and while this works, it breaks many of the contacts up to a second line (I see this even when I copy/paste into notepad, so it's not a delimiter type issue.)

My thought is to use a VBA to grab the sent date and drop it in the user1 field for each contact, since that is exportable.  But I don't know the first thing for generating that code.  I did some digging, but not turning up much useful info.

Anyone?
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Alexei KuznetsovMicrosoft Outlook MVPCommented:
Ok, this is easy:
Sub CopySentToUser1()
    On Error Resume Next
    For Each Item In ActiveExplorer.Selection
        Item.User1 = Format(Item.PropertyAccessor.GetProperty("urn:schemas:httpmail:date"), "General Date", 0, 0)
        Item.Save
    Next
End Sub

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Just select the required contacts in Outlook and run this macro.

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diperspAuthor Commented:
Perfect, I figured it was easy, just couldn't figure out what I needed to do.  Thanks!!
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