MS Outlook 2000 and MS Agent

By Fons Sonnemans, 1-1-2002

By Fons Sonnemans

Download OutlookAgent.zip

You can use Microsoft Agent in Outlook 2000 to read your incoming mail.

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Outlook 2000
  • Microsoft Agent
  • Microsoft Agent Characters
  • Lernout & Hauspie TruVoice Text-to-Speech (TTS) Engine

For more information about installing MS Agent software have a look at: http://www.msagentring.org/setup.htm


10 Steps:

1. Install the requirements.
 
2.  Download this Zipfile and Unzip the CAgent.cls file to a folder (c:\temp).
 
3.  Select in 'Outlook 2000' the menu option 'Tools', 'Macro', 'Visual Basic Editor???' or press 'Alt-F11'.
 
4.  Select in the 'Microsoft Visual Basic' editor menu 'Tools', 'References???'.
   
 
5.  Check the checkboxes in front off 'Microsoft Agent Control 2.0' and 'Microsoft Scripting Runtime'.
 
6.  Open the 'File' menu and select the option 'Import File???'.

 
7. Select the CAgent.cls file and select Open.

 
The project explorer should look like:

 
8. Add the following code to the (existing) ThisOutlookSession.

 
9.  Save the project by clicking the 'Save' button in the toolbar.

 
10. Close de 'Microsoft Visual Basic' Editor.
MS Agent will now read your incoming e-mails. You can easily test it by sending a mail to yourself.


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