Using python to add contacts to outlook express 6

dwelch91 dwelch91 at attbi.com
Tue Aug 13 05:45:25 CEST 2002


Chris wrote:
> Is Python currently able to do something like add contacts to outlook
> express.
> 
> Ideally, I'd like to first find this out, and then I plan on writing a
> script to query a database and then add names and email addresses to
> Outlook.
> 
> thanks if anyone can help,
> chris
> 
> 
> 

You will probably have more luck with "regular" Outlook - it has an 
automation interface (IDispatch) that can be easily interfaced. Outlook 
Express, I believe, doesn't support IDispatch. (could be wrong on this).

Run the makepy utility in pythonwin and look for the Outlook library.

D





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