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Watch 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.

Video Steps

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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Subforms can still help us achieve what we want to achieve as long as we understand how to use the MS Access tools.
With this update, your users will be able to install Outlook on the web as a progressive web app in Chromium-based browsers.

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