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How can i get ICS (iCalendar) values in Outlook using C#.net ? RRS feed

  • Question

  • In ics ( iCalendar) file has serveral components like VEVENT, VJOURNAL and VTODO etc.

    In VEVENT component has Resources , Categories etc.

    In Visual Studio 2010 has component outlook add-in, that has appointment item which helps to retrieve value from ics file.Resources key word does not work in outlook add -in .

    This is my sample ics file

         BEGIN:VEVENT
         UID:19970901T130000Z-123401@host.com
         DTSTAMP:19970901T1300Z
         DTSTART:19970903T163000Z
         DTEND:19970903T190000Z
         SUMMARY:Annual Employee Review
         CLASS:PRIVATE
         CATEGORIES:BUSINESS,HUMAN RESOURCES
         RESOURCES:KUMAR,SELVAN
         END:VEVENT

    Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:24 AM

Answers

  • Outlook has limited support for the complete ICalendar/ICS standard, and doesn't support all possible entries.

    --
    Ken Slovak
    MVP - Outlook
    http://www.slovaktech.com
    Author: Professional Programming Outlook 2007
     
     
    "Tamilselvan B" <=?utf-8?B?VGFtaWxzZWx2YW4gQg==?=> wrote in message news:49f12aff-1f6d-46ba-8e67-7d9f7ea81c1c...

    In ics ( iCalendar) file has serveral components like VEVENT, VJOURNAL and VTODO etc.

    In VEVENT component has Resources , Categories etc.

    In Visual Studio 2010 has component outlook add-in, that has appointment item which helps to retrieve value from ics file.Resources key word does not work in outlook add -in .

    This is my sample ics file

         BEGIN:VEVENT
         UID:19970901T130000Z-123401@host.com
         DTSTAMP:19970901T1300Z
         DTSTART:19970903T163000Z
         DTEND:19970903T190000Z
         SUMMARY:Annual Employee Review
         CLASS:PRIVATE
         CATEGORIES:BUSINESS,HUMAN RESOURCES
         RESOURCES:KUMAR,SELVAN
         END:VEVENT


    Ken Slovak MVP - Outlook
    Thursday, March 15, 2012 1:43 PM
    Moderator
  • See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc463911.aspx for the documentation on Outlook support for iCalendar.

    --
    Ken Slovak
    MVP - Outlook
    http://www.slovaktech.com
    Author: Professional Programming Outlook 2007
     
     
    "Tamilselvan B" <=?utf-8?B?VGFtaWxzZWx2YW4gQg==?=> wrote in message news:bf845643-1dd8-447a-865a-bb4cf2238ca8...

    Outlook has limited support for the complete ICalendar/ICS standard

      I want what are all component


    Ken Slovak MVP - Outlook
    Friday, March 16, 2012 1:27 PM
    Moderator

All replies

  • Outlook has limited support for the complete ICalendar/ICS standard, and doesn't support all possible entries.

    --
    Ken Slovak
    MVP - Outlook
    http://www.slovaktech.com
    Author: Professional Programming Outlook 2007
     
     
    "Tamilselvan B" <=?utf-8?B?VGFtaWxzZWx2YW4gQg==?=> wrote in message news:49f12aff-1f6d-46ba-8e67-7d9f7ea81c1c...

    In ics ( iCalendar) file has serveral components like VEVENT, VJOURNAL and VTODO etc.

    In VEVENT component has Resources , Categories etc.

    In Visual Studio 2010 has component outlook add-in, that has appointment item which helps to retrieve value from ics file.Resources key word does not work in outlook add -in .

    This is my sample ics file

         BEGIN:VEVENT
         UID:19970901T130000Z-123401@host.com
         DTSTAMP:19970901T1300Z
         DTSTART:19970903T163000Z
         DTEND:19970903T190000Z
         SUMMARY:Annual Employee Review
         CLASS:PRIVATE
         CATEGORIES:BUSINESS,HUMAN RESOURCES
         RESOURCES:KUMAR,SELVAN
         END:VEVENT


    Ken Slovak MVP - Outlook
    Thursday, March 15, 2012 1:43 PM
    Moderator
  • Outlook has limited support for the complete ICalendar/ICS standard

      I want what are all component

    Friday, March 16, 2012 5:14 AM
  • See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc463911.aspx for the documentation on Outlook support for iCalendar.

    --
    Ken Slovak
    MVP - Outlook
    http://www.slovaktech.com
    Author: Professional Programming Outlook 2007
     
     
    "Tamilselvan B" <=?utf-8?B?VGFtaWxzZWx2YW4gQg==?=> wrote in message news:bf845643-1dd8-447a-865a-bb4cf2238ca8...

    Outlook has limited support for the complete ICalendar/ICS standard

      I want what are all component


    Ken Slovak MVP - Outlook
    Friday, March 16, 2012 1:27 PM
    Moderator