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How to Automate a Task in Outlook by mgagnon
Posted: 10 Apr 02 (Edited 20 Oct 02)

*// Folder Constants
#DEFINE olFolderCalendar 9
#DEFINE olFolderContacts 10
#DEFINE olFolderDeletedItems 3
#DEFINE olFolderInBox 6
#DEFINE olFolderJournal 11
#DEFINE olFolderNotes 12
#DEFINE olFolderOutBox 4
#DEFINE olFolderSentMail 5
#DEFINE olFolderTask 13
#DEFINE olBusy 2
#DEFINE True .T.
#DEFINE False .F.
#DEFINE olPrivate 2

*/ Importance Constants
#DEFINE olImportanceLow 0
#DEFINE olImportanceNormal 1
#DEFINE olImportanceHigh 2


*// Item Constants
#DEFINE olMailItem 0
#DEFINE olAppointmentItem 1
#DEFINE olContactItem 2
#DEFINE olTaskItem 3
#DEFINE olJournalItem 4
#DEFINE olNoteItem 5
#DEFINE olPostItem 6

*// Added a Folder Constant

#DEFINE olFolderTasks 13

*// Create the Outlook Object
Public oOutLookObject
oOutLookObject = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")

*// Added code for alternate creating of Task

oNameSpace=oOutlookObject.GetNameSpace("MAPI")
oTaskFolder=oNameSpace.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderTasks)
oTaskItem=oTaskFolder.Items.Add

WITH oTaskItem
 .Subject = "My Subject"
 .Body = "My Body"
 .StartDate = date()
 .DueDate = date() + 10
 .ReminderSet = True
 .ReminderTime = datetime() + 3600
 .Categories = "Personal"
 .Save
EndWith

release oTaskItem
release oOutLookObject


Mike Gagnon

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