VBA - working with Outlook videos | Excel VBA Part 29.13 - DASL Filters in Outlook

Posted by Andrew Gould on 03 June 2019

This video explains how to filter items in Outlook using DASL filter syntax. You'll learn how to reference schema names and property names and how to write filters for a variety of Outlook item properties. You'll learn how to use wildcards and the Like operator to compare strings, how to filter the body text of an email and how to use date filter macros to return items within date periods. In the last part of the video you'll learn a technique for converting local dates and times into UTC dates and times to ensure that your date filters work correctly.

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