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Outlook calendar VBA - find time zone of item

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Does anyone have the VBA code to open the outlook calendar and access the time zone of existing appointments?

 If this was Excel I'd find it in a heartbeat with VBA but don't understand the object model for Outlook and have been exasperated every time I go near it

While I was in Hawaii all the new calendar appointments I created got set to that time zone. Now back in the Eastern time zone those appointments show in the wrong time and evening appointments show as the next day. A List view does not have time zone as a viewable column.

Steve in NH
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Here's some code to get you started:

Sub cal_test()

Dim myNamespace As Outlook.NameSpace
 
Set myNamespace = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI")
Set my_cal = myNamespace.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderCalendar).Items
 
For Each cal_item In my_cal
  MsgBox "subject: " & cal_item.subject & vbCrLf & "start: " & cal_item.Start & vbCrLf & "end: " & cal_item.End & vbCrLf & "start timezone: " & cal_item.StartTimeZone & vbCrLf & "end timezone: " & cal_item.EndTimeZone
Next

End Sub

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To finish it off yourself, probably best set an IF statement for the appointments made during a specific time period.

Also, Outlook objects are always well documented by MS: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff862177.aspx
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by:Steve Moland
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PERFECT clean example which helped me get the job done. Now I will not shy away from other outlook stuff I run the other way from.  Also thanks for the link to  the documentation.
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