Contacts Button on Custom Form

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Claud

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I have a custom form with a contacts button, which worked nicely in previous versions of outlook. In 2013 MS has decide that you can no longer link contacts ( at least not in the same way). I have amended the registry to allow the contacts button to work and it does - i can now link contacts as before - but i cannot do anything with them.

Previously the custom forms vba code monitored the links field and used the links object to retrieve and set the contact address and other details in custom form fields on the appointment. Although i have changed the registry enabling links it appears that code relating to the links object is not available anymore.

e.g.
Set myCItem = Item.Links(1).Item

Used to return a contact item but now fails with object error.

But

Item.Links.Count

and

Item.Links.Remove 1

Both still work!

I have tried to retrieve the 'text' from the contacts field or even the 'text' of the links field to use in a lookup but that doesn't appear to be possible either.

Any pointers in the right direction greatly appreciated
 
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