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  • Blog Post: Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference has been updated!

    The Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference has recently been updated on MSDN. The Nickname Cache topic is now in sync with my earlier blog post Programmatically Accessing the Nickname Cache in Outlook 2010 . What's New in This Edition lists the following updates: Using Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 64-bit...
  • Blog Post: Attaching a File or an Outlook Item to an Outlook Message

    Attaching a file to a Microsoft Outlook mail item is one of the most popular customer actions in Outlook. Naturally, many power users also ask how to do this programmatically. The Outlook object model provides the Attachment object, Attachments.Add method, and an Attachments property for each of...
  • Blog Post: Programmatically Accessing the Nickname Cache in Outlook 2010

    I recently chatted with our MAPI expert Stephen Griffin and would like to share what I learned about the Outlook nickname cache. The nickname cache is the list of recipient names that is displayed when you insert names in the To, Cc, or Bcc field in an Outlook email or meeting request. The nickname...
  • Blog Post: New Developer Roadmaps for Outlook, Visio, and Excel

    Are you interested in learning to develop solutions for Outlook? The Outlook Developer Roadmap puts the the building blocks in clearer perspective. The Outlook Developer Roadmap is the latest in a series of Office developer roadmaps to help developers learn about available APIs and technologies supported...
  • Blog Post: How Do I Extend Outlook to Do…

    Frequently we come across the question “How do I extend Outlook to do <a task>”. Depending on how extensive the task is, you might look for your answer in one or more of the following ways: Use a search engine to see if someone has posted a solution to a similar question on...
  • Blog Post: New Releases of the Outlook 2010 Auxiliary Reference and Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference

    This week our group published the Outlook 2010 Auxiliary Reference , and updated the Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference ! The two references have been reorganized such that all content pertaining to MAPI for Outlook is now centralized in the Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference. The Outlook 2010 Auxiliary Reference...
  • Blog Post: Developing Outlook 2010 Solutions for 32-bit and 64-bit Systems

    This post captures and summarizes information about developing an Outlook solution for customers who run 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Outlook 2010. Since developing Outlook solutions is a very broad subject, the article gathers information from various sources, and points to some of these locations...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference Refreshed on MSDN

    The Microsoft Outlook 2010 MAPI Reference has been updated on MSDN! The updated documentation is also available as a download . This release includes documentation for the binary stream structure for the PidLidPropertyDefinitionStream property. This property specifies definitions of all custom fields...
  • Blog Post: New features in Outlook 2010!

    On July 13, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Office 2010 reached the Technical Preview engineering milestone. Even though the Office 2010 Technical Preview bits and most of the documentation are available to only participants of the Technical Preview program , we're excited to be able to start blogging...
  • Blog Post: Download for the Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference is now available!

    You can now download the Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference from the Microsoft Download Center at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4b1b8b22-3c74-4479-bd0d-7b0ee29e8d59&displaylang=en ! Since my last blog post in January, it seems like the major search engines have made some progress...
  • Blog Post: Where is the MAPI documentation?

    Some internal partners and external customers have asked where to find the Messaging API (MAPI) documentation. Coincidentally, there were some updating issues on the MSDN server for a couple of days around the middle of the month, which caused corruption in the MSDN table of contents, looking for the...
  • Blog Post: MAPI Properties and the New Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference

    The Outlook 2007 Messaging API (MAPI) Reference is now officially published on MSDN! If you are interested in using MAPI to develop solutions that work with Outlook, take a look! Microsoft MAPI specialist Stephen Griffin already talked about a few new features in his blog , so I’ll cut that short...
  • Blog Post: Another meeting update: do I have to respond?

    My name is Angela and I am a programmability writer for Outlook. Outlook 2007 was the first version of Outlook I worked on. The part I like about my work is to describe to people how a feature in an application works. I think, I am probably not the last person to learn about the feature, and if I can...
  • Blog Post: Outlook Auxiliary Reference available

    The Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference is now live on MSDN Library. Accompanying the documentation in the Library, there are also two download pages: Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference Code Samples and Redistributable Installer ...
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