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Using Automation to Control Outlook from Access

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Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access application can launch Outlook, and create email messages, calendar items, and contacts.

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1. Create a reference to the Outlook application object.

2. Write code that launches Outlook, and creates an email message, a calendar item, and a contact.

3. Explain that other commands can be used to programmatically control Outlook.

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by:bodywise
Very nice.  The screen is too small to read.  It would have been more illustrative  if you would have included the vb file.
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