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ShowCategoriesDialog Method

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Displays the Show Categories dialog box, which allows you to select categories that correspond to the subject of the item.


expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


The following example creates a new appointment item, displays the item on the screen, and opens up the Show Categories dialog box.

Sub Appointment()
'Creates an appointment item to access Fields property
    Dim appolApp As Outlook.Application
    Dim olApptItem As AppointmentItem
    'Create an instance of the application
    Set appolApp = Outlook.Application
    'Create appointment item
    Set olApptItem = appolApp.CreateItem(olAppointmentItem)

    olApptItem.Body = "Please meet with me regarding these sales figures!"
    olApptItem.Recipients.Add ("Jeff Smith")
    olApptItem.Subject = "Low Sales Reports"
    'Display the item
    'Display the Show categories dialog

End Sub