AppointmentItem.ShowCategoriesDialog Method

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



expression   A variable that represents an AppointmentItem object.


The following Microsoft Visual Basic/Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example creates a new appointment item, displays the item on the screen, and opens up the Show Categories dialog box.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub Appointment()
'Creates an appointment item to access ShowCategoriesDialog
    Dim olApptItem As Outlook.AppointmentItem
    'Create appointment item
    Set olApptItem = Application.CreateItem(olAppointmentItem)

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

End Sub