Updating organizational forms outlook

Posted by / 18-Jun-2020 16:04

Updating organizational forms outlook

If the Field Chooser isn't visible, click Field Chooser in the Tools group.

If the option's dimmed, you can't edit (add fields) to the current page.

Using the Control Toolbox, you can add any of the controls you're used to working with: label, text, combo box, list box, check box, option button, toggle button, command button, and so on.

If the Control Toolbox isn't visible, right-click the form's gray background and check Control Toolbox.

You'll begin with a template that already contains most of the functionality you'll need. You can even use VBScript to automate specifics tasks.

While creating and implementing a custom form is easy, it does require several steps and for that reason alone, can be a bit confusing.

The default library, the Standard Forms Library (shown in Figure A), is the right library. Outlook will open the default form in design view, as shown in Figure B.

Creating a custom Outlook form is easier than you might think.

Then, drag and drop a control to the form and update the label text, if necessary.

If you plan to use VBScript to program the field, click the Display tab and give the control a meaningful name you can refer to easily later. It's likely that you'll want to enhance the new form by using VBScript.

In step 1, you determined your task and chose an existing form to customize.

Now, you're ready to open that form in design view.

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I'll walk you through the process and even show you how to add a bit of VBScript magic.

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