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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Sending email using Outlook

In most projects it is required to send emails using Dynamics AX. It might be business alerts, monthly reports, customer statements, and so on. Dynamics AX has a number of ways to send emails. One of them is to use Microsoft Office Outlook. Although Dynamics AX supports tight integration with Outlook contacts, calendar, and tasks as a part of the CRM module, emailing using Outlook is still very basic across the application. Normally, required emailing functions have to be implemented as additional application customizations.

In this recipe, we will see how emails can be sent from Dynamics AX using Outlook. Dynamics AX provides an API to access the Outlook application. We will use it to create a function that allows ...

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