Business Activity form in Business Contact Manager

In Business Contact Manager for Outlook, when you click a link in the communication history of a record to an Outlook meeting, e-mail message, or task, or an Excel*, Publisher*, PowerPoint*, or Word* file, and the item is no longer available—either because it has been deleted or you are no longer connected to the computer on which the original item is located—information about the item appears on a Business Activity form.

Note: Fields that contain information from the original item cannot be edited.

Business activity

Subject      The subject or title of the original item.

Type      The type (Meeting, E-mail Message, Task, or File) of the original item.

Record date and time

Due      The due date for the original item.

Sent      The date that the original item was sent (applies only to a meeting or e-mail message).

Created      The date that the original item was created.

Modified      The date of the most recent changes saved to the original item.

Linked account, business contact, opportunity or business project

Link to      To link this business activity to an Account, Business Contact, Opportunity, or Business Project, type the name in this box, or click the Link to button, and then select it in the list.

You can change or add links to other records.


Content from the original item and additional comments or notes.

*The stand-alone edition of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager can be used with the 2007 or 2003 versions of Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, or Word.

Connect with an expert
Contact us
Expand your skills
Explore training

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.