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2002-04-08, 04:07 #1
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Setting XP categories in code (XP 2002)
I'd like to be able to create a new category list for Office XP using VB or VBA code.
Office XP uses a new format for storing categories. The only MS Knowledgebase article I've been able suggests a mickey mouse workaround, by creating a new message, then adding categories to the new message. Unfortunately, this method seems to fail when a long list of categories is added -- the list is truncated.
I've tried using VB's registry functions, but Outlook doesn't seem to recognize the semicolon-delimited string.
I think I must be missing something -- Geez, it shouldn't take brain surgery to add a string of semicolon delimited strings to the registry, but I'll be darned if I can figure out how to do it.