DocumentItem.CustomPropertyChange Event (Outlook)

Occurs when a custom property of an item (which is an instance of the parent object) is changed.

expression .CustomPropertyChange(Name)

expression A variable that represents a DocumentItem object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Name

Required

String

The name of the custom property that was changed.

The property name is passed to the procedure so that you can determine which custom property changed.

This Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript) example uses the CustomPropertyChange event to enable a control when a Boolean field is set to True.

For this example, create two custom fields on the second page of a form. The first, a Boolean field, is named "RespondBy". The second field is named "DateToRespond".

Sub Item_CustomPropertyChange(ByVal myPropName) 
 Select Case myPropName 
 Case "RespondBy" 
 Set myPages = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages 
 Set myCtrl = myPages("P.2").Controls("DateToRespond") 
 If Item.UserProperties("RespondBy").Value Then 
 myCtrl.Enabled = True 
 myCtrl.Backcolor = 65535 'Yellow 
 Else 
 myCtrl.Enabled = False 
 myCtrl.Backcolor = 0 'Black 
 End If 
 Case Else 
 End Select 
End Sub
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