Returns or sets a Date indicating the starting date and time for the Outlook item. Read/write.
expression A variable that represents an AppointmentItem object.
This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example uses CreateItem to create an appointment and uses MeetingStatus to set the meeting status to "Meeting" and to make it a meeting request with both a required and an optional attendee.
Visual Basic for Applications
Dim myItem as Outlook.AppointmentItem
Dim myRequiredAttendee As Outlook.Recipient
Dim myOptionalAttendee As Outlook.Recipient
Dim myResourceAttendee As Outlook.Recipient
Set myItem = Application.CreateItem(olAppointmentItem)
myItem.MeetingStatus = olMeeting
myItem.Subject = "Strategy Meeting"
myItem.Location = "Conference Room B"
myItem.Start = #9/24/2003 1:30:00 PM#
myItem.Duration = 90
Set myRequiredAttendee = myItem.Recipients.Add ("Nate Sun")
myRequiredAttendee.Type = olRequired
Set myOptionalAttendee = myItem.Recipients.Add ("Kevin Kennedy")
myOptionalAttendee.Type = olOptional
Set myResourceAttendee = myItem.Recipients.Add("Conference Room B")
myResourceAttendee.Type = olResource