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Outlook macro: Create appointment from e-mail.
Option Explicit
Sub CreateAppointmentFromMessage()
Dim activeWin As Object
Dim targetItem As Object
Dim targetMsg As MailItem
Dim targetFolder As Folder
Dim newAppointment As AppointmentItem
Dim msgInspector As Inspector
Dim aptInspector As Inspector
Dim wordEdit As Object
Dim oldInspectorCount As Integer
Dim newInspectorCount As Integer
Set activeWin = Application.ActiveWindow
' Case 1: Calling this from the message window.
If activeWin.Class = olInspector Then
Set targetItem = activeWin.CurrentItem
If targetItem.Class <> olMail Then
MsgBox "The current item is not a message.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
Set targetMsg = targetItem
' Case 2: Calling this from the folder window.
ElseIf activeWin.Class = olExplorer Then
' Ensure current folder is a folder of messages.
Set targetFolder = activeWin.CurrentFolder
If targetFolder Is Nothing Then
MsgBox "No folder is in view.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
If targetFolder.DefaultItemType <> olMailItem Then
MsgBox "The current folder is not a message folder.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
Set targetFolder = Nothing
' Ensure the unique selection is a message.
Set targetItem = activeWin.Selection
If targetItem.Count = 0 Then
MsgBox "No item is selected.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
ElseIf targetItem.Count <> 1 Then
MsgBox "Multiple items are selected.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
Set targetItem = targetItem.Item(1)
If targetItem.Class <> olMail Then
MsgBox "The selected item is not a message.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
Set targetMsg = targetItem
' Case 3: Mysterious.
Else
MsgBox "The active window is neither an inspector not an explorer.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
' Ask the user to choose a calendar.
Set targetFolder = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI").PickFolder
If targetFolder Is Nothing Then
Exit Sub
End If
If targetFolder.Class <> olFolder Or targetFolder.DefaultItemType <> olAppointmentItem Then
MsgBox "The selected folder is not a calendar.", vbExclamation, "Create Appointment from Message"
Exit Sub
End If
Set newAppointment = targetFolder.Items.Add(olAppointmentItem)
newAppointment.Subject = targetMsg.Subject
Set aptInspector = newAppointment.GetInspector
' Open or retrieve the inspector for the message.
oldInspectorCount = Application.Inspectors.Count
Set msgInspector = targetMsg.GetInspector
newInspectorCount = Application.Inspectors.Count
' Copy the message body to the appointment.
If msgInspector.IsWordMail And (msgInspector.EditorType = olEditorWord) And aptInspector.IsWordMail And (aptInspector.EditorType = olEditorWord) Then
Set wordEdit = msgInspector.WordEditor
wordEdit.Select
wordEdit.Application.Selection.Copy
Set wordEdit = aptInspector.WordEditor
wordEdit.Select
' 16 = wdFormatOriginalFormatting
wordEdit.Application.Selection.PasteAndFormat 16
' Move the cursor to the beginning.
wordEdit.Range(0, 0).Select
ElseIf (msgInspector.EditorType = olEditorWord) Or (msgInspector.EditorType = olEditorRTF) Or (msgInspector.EditorType = olEditorHTML) Then
newAppointment.RTFBody = targetMsg.RTFBody
Else
newAppointment.Body = targetMsg.Body
End If
' Close the message inspector if it was not open.
If oldInspectorCount <> newInspectorCount Then
msgInspector.Close olDiscard
End If
aptInspector.Activate
End Sub
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