OL2002: How to Display a Web Page in an Outlook Form

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This article describes how to display a Web page on an Outlook custom form page.

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You can create a custom form in Outlook that displays a Web page directly on the form using the Microsoft Web Browser Control. This control is part of the Shdocvw.dll file, which is installed with Microsoft Internet Explorer.

How to Create a Custom Form to Display a Web Page

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Mail Message.
  2. In the message, on the Tools menu, point to Forms and then click Design This Form.
  3. Click the (P.2) page of the form.
  4. On the Form menu, click Control Toolbox.
  5. In the toolbox, right-click a blank area on the Controls page, and then click Additional Controls.
  6. In the Available Controls list, click Microsoft Web Browser Control, and then click OK.
  7. In the toolbox, click the WebBrowser control and drag it to the form page.
  8. In the toolbox, click a CommandButton and drag it to the form page.
  9. On the Form menu, click View Code.
  10. In the Script Editor, type the following code and then close the Script Editor.
    Sub CommandButton1_Click()
       Set MyPage = Item.GetInspector.ModifiedFormPages("P.2")
       MyPage.WebBrowser1.Navigate("http://www.microsoft.com")
    End Sub
    					
  11. On the Form menu, click Run This Form to run the form.
  12. Switch to the P.2 page and click CommandButton1 to display the Web page.

References

For additional information about available resources and answersto commonly asked questions about Microsoft Outlook solutions, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
287530 OL2002: Questions About Custom Forms and Outlook Solutions
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Article ID: 294865 - Last Review: October 25, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
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