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MeetingItem.GetAssociatedAppointment Method

Office 2007
Returns an AppointmentItem object that represents the appointment associated with the meeting request.



expression   A variable that represents a MeetingItem object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
AddToCalendarRequiredBooleanTrue to add the meeting to the default Calendar folder.

Return Value
An AppointmentItem object that represents the associated appointment.


This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example finds a MeetingItem in the default Inbox folder that has not been responded to yet and adds the associated appointment to the Calendar folder. It then responds to the sender by accepting the meeting.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub AcceptMeeting()
    Dim myNameSpace As Outlook.NameSpace
    Dim myFolder As Outlook.Folder
    Dim myMtgReq As Outlook.MeetingItem
    Dim myAppt As Outlook.AppointmentItem
    Dim myMtg As Outlook.MeetingItem

    Set myNameSpace = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI")
    Set myFolder = myNameSpace.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)
    Set myMtgReq = myFolder.Items.Find("[MessageClass] = 'IPM.Schedule.Meeting.Request'")
    If TypeName(myMtgReq) <> "Nothing" Then
        Set myAppt = myMtgReq.GetAssociatedAppointment(True)
        Set myMtg = myAppt.Respond(olResponseAccepted, True)
    End If
End Sub

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