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For Outlook 2013 & 2016 developers
What's new for Outlook 2013 developers provides a top-level view of the additions and enhancements for developers in Microsoft Outlook 2013, including mail apps, third party weather data services for the Weather Bar, and inline response. The document also describes changes to the Outlook Social Connector, Office Mobile Service, support for Outlook 2013 Preview coexisting with a previous version of Outlook, and new performance criteria for add-ins.
Mail apps for Outlook 2013 and OWA contains conceptual information specific to building a mail app for Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web App for Exchange 2013.
Office 2010 Developer Training Course
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Articles with VBA code samples
Listed below are the most recently published (or updated) articles in our Developer section. A list articles in the Outlook Developer section is in the Outlook Developer Index. A list of all Slipstick.com articles containing VBA code samples can be found in the VBA Samples Index.
How to hide extra Contact folders, left from previously linking contact sources with Outlook.com accounts, so they aren't visible in Outlook or on smartphones.
How to create a macro that reads values from an Excel worksheet and sends a mail merge, replacing unique values in an Outlook template with values in the worksheet and send the message From an address in the worksheet.
Option Explicit Private objNS As Outlook.NameSpace Private WithEvents objItems As Outlook.Items Private Sub Application_Startup() Dim objWatchFolder As Outlook.Folder Set objNS = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI") 'Set the folder and items to watch: Set objWatchFolder = objNS.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox) Set objItems = objWatchFolder.Items Set objWatchFolder = Nothing End Sub Private Sub objItems_ItemAdd(ByVal Item As Object) Dim propertyAccessor As Outlook.propertyAccessor Set propertyAccessor
Many users have a problem with Outlook missing misspelled words. In many cases this happens because the person is typing in the signature field, either accidentally or intentionally.
How to use VBA to automatically open up Outlook windows in a particular order (mail, calendar, contacts and tasks) with each in a specific size and screen position.
How to use Redemption to change the sender's name field on messages.
A visitor to Slipstick Forums had a problem: I need to count the inbound traffic by inbox/day and check whether the email was marked as complete (Flag Completed Date and Time). I can get the time when I copy and paste from a folder to Excel but there are a number of folders to process
The problem: a user needs to file messages from clients in a specific folder, which is the clients accounts number. Moving the messages manually is time consuming but using a macro makes it easy.
Use a macro to update the area code on Outlook Contacts.
Use a macro to set the reminder time on selected items in the task or to-do list.
Replicate the Getting Things Done Outlook Addin function to simultaneously reply to an email message, create a task or appointment, and have that email reply linked to the task or appointment.
A favorite request is the ability to see what dates a recurring appointment or meeting is scheduled for. You can use VBA to create a list of all dates in an recurring appointment or meeting.