Whenever Outlook fires a reminder, this Outlook
VBA code sample
sends information from that reminder and its parent item to the
e-mail address you specify. Place this code in the ThisOutlookSession module.
The use of objMsg.Send will trigger a
security prompt in Outlook 2000 and 2002; a
workaround would be to use the
off the reminder popups, you can use Tools | Options | Other |
Advanced Options | Reminder Options.
If you are sending reminders to a pager, you'll probably want to
modify the code to send only a limited number of characters.
If you modify the code to include different properties in the
outgoing message, make sure that the properties you specify actually
exist in the particular type of item. For example, an AppointmentItem has a Start property, but on a TaskItem, you'd use
The code does not check whether the address you supply to
is a valid address.
Outlook must be running for this code to work. If you wanted to
do something similar when Outlook isn't running, you could use an
Exchange Server event service script on each of the various folders
(Inbox, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks) to check from time to time
whether an item was due. CDOLive has a sample
script for the default Calendar folder.