Outlook Object Model : Creating simple tasks programmatically using OOM & VBA?

In this post, we will create the simple Outlook tasks programmatically using Outlook Object Model API & VBA. We do this by using the code snippet:

'[Code Snippet for creating Simple Tasks using Outlook Object Model API & VBA]
Private Sub CreateTasks()
    'Declare the Task item
    Dim objTask As TaskItem
    ' Create Outlook Task item
    Set objTask = Application.CreateItem(olTaskItem)
    'Define its values
    objTask.Subject = "Test Item"
    objTask.Body = "Test task item"
    objTask.Importance = olImportanceNormal
    objTask.Status = olTaskNotStarted
    objTask.NoAging = True
    'Save the task
    MsgBox "Task Created"
    ' Clean up.
    Set objTask = Nothing
End Sub
Comments (3)
  1. yannick says:

    That creates a task in outlook but how I create a task associate with the current contact…I mind that appears in the contact form.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. Ram says:

    I have a doubt that how we can create custom tab in outlook with VBA code.and where we write code.please sovle my problem if you have solution.Thank you in advance.

  3. Deva [MSFT] says:

    @RAM – Explain what you mean by custom tab? If you want to run the above macro then you need to make use of Outlook VBA Editor. Refer: msdn.microsoft.com/…/ee814736(v=office.14).aspx and http://www.slipstick.com/…/how-to-use-outlooks-vba-editor

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