Creating Custom Reminders


I was on Twitter last night looking for tweets about Outlook when I stumbled across this one.

Here’s my reply and Jake’s follow-up.

Creating some reminders is easy enough, so I put a solution together for Jake. Here’s how it works.

When Jake runs the macro it will prompt him for the name of a client. Once he enters that the macro will create the three reminders Jake wants. The macro includes options allowing Jake to control the type of reminder (task or calendar event), the reminder’s subject line, the category the reminders will belong to (Jake can color code them if he wants), the number of minutes before the event’s start time to show the reminder (if Jake sets the type to Event), the time to display the reminders (if Jake set the type to Task), and the length of the event on the calendar (if Jake sets the type to Event).
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