Can I add a script to Outlook 2000 that automatically performs some tasks when Outlook is idle, such as displaying Outlook Today after 5 minutes of idle time?
Theoretically, you can monitor Outlook activity to such an extent, but not with just a simple script. To know whether the user was still working, you'd have to track virtually every event that Outlook fires. You still wouldn't know whether the user is just spending more than 5 minutes reading a message. Also, 5 minutes of Outlook idle time might simply mean the user is busy working in some other application.