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    Kindly sugguest.. if there is a due date set in the excel sheet. without opening the excel sheet is there any possibility to get the reminder in outlook
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    Re: Notification Mail based on Excel data

    you could possibly create a macro so that when the due date is originally set, or changed, it creates a reminder in your outlook calendar.
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    • #3
      Re: Notification Mail based on Excel data

      An alternative would be to write a script to read data out of the spreadsheet file and create the necessary appointments.

      Why do you not want to open the spreadsheet?
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      • #4
        Re: Notification Mail based on Excel data

        You would have to open the sheet, programatically at least, to get the info from Excel
        (unless microsoft have released the Psychic API recently )

        It should be fairly straightforward to write an excel macro to e.g.
        Iterate through a folder
        open each workbook
        check a particular cell
        write an OUtlook item based on the value in that cell
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