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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 by Robert Cordingley, Charlie Russel

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Improving Your Outlook

You can use Microsoft Word or Excel to print a variety of information from Outlook. You can even automate Word or Excel to grab information from Outlook and output it into a spreadsheet or a document. Doing this can enable you to create complex reports from an Outlook item or an Outlook folder. You can even back up all items in a folder by copying them to a database.

The following code takes items in a public folder and writes the data from those items to an Access database. I actually used this code when I had to convert an existing public folder application without a backend database to a new revision that used an Access database.

The application stores pre-order information for a manufacturing process. An item is entered ...

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