command line to run macro in outlook without opening outlook

outlook 2010

I need to run outlook macro with actually opening outlook

something to expand on this   ??

outlook /autorun "StartUp_FromFile"


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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
obviously, outlook will have to open to run the macro

do you want it to then close?
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
Yes, after the macro has run
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
So i cant run the macro from any command line?
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
you can specify the macro to run, but Outlook has to open to do it
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
ok how about open and then minimize ?
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
in the macro that runs, you could use
application.quit

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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
true on the application .quit...

but can i minimize outlook to the tray and then I will have the macro close outlook  ?
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
sure, if that is what you want.  Use
Application.ActiveWindow.WindowState = olMinimized    'olMinimized  = 1

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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help !!
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
you're welcome ;) ~ happy to help
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crystal (strive4peace) - Microsoft MVP, AccessRemote Training and ProgrammingCommented:
thank you very much ~ I like it here.  So what is your name?
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FordraidersAuthor Commented:
brett
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