Tag: Ms Outlook

Working with Outlook HTMLBody – a guide for Office developers

Working with Outlook HTMLBody – a guide for Office developers

If you’ve ever tried to design an attractive and somewhat complex e-mail message using Microsoft Outlook and HTML, chances are you very quickly realized that the Outlook mail message body format performs rather differently than a normal web browser. <p align="justify">Read more at <a href="https://www.add-in-express.com/creating-addins-blog/2015/02/23/outlook-htmlbody-guide/">Add-in Express</a>.</p> <blockquote>   <p align="justify">To […]

How to get unread mail in Outlook: C# code examples

How to get unread mail in Outlook: C# code examples

Finding and filtering items in Outlook can be done in a variety of ways and in this article we’ll focus on ways to retrieve unread mail from Outlook. The following C# code examples demonstrate different techniques of getting unread mail items in Outlook. Read more at Add-in Express. To see […]

Working with Outlook attachments programmatically: C# code examples

Working with Outlook attachments programmatically: C# code examples

Many Outlook developers have been faced with programmatically accessing and working with Outlook Item attachments. All Outlook items have the Attachments property, which means attachments can be added to MailItem, ContactItem and AppointmentItem items, to name a few. In this article we’ll explore some facets of handling and interacting with […]

Sending and updating Outlook Calendar’s appointments and meeting requests

Sending and updating Outlook Calendar’s appointments and meeting requests

2015 is here, and from all of us at Add-in Express we wish you a very prosperous year. We’ll kick off this year by taking a closer look at Microsoft Outlook appointments and meetings. Difference between Outlook appointments and meetings In essence the Outlook Appointment and Meeting objects are the […]

How to access Outlook from HTML and JavaScript based add-ins

How to access Outlook from HTML and JavaScript based add-ins

When Microsoft announced their new Office development platform, which would allow developers to create MS Office Apps using HTML and JavaScript, I was very excited about the idea. Unfortunately, I quickly learned that I simply could not accomplish the same things I can with the standard Office Object Model than […]

Calling Yahoo Weather web-service from an Outlook add-in

Calling Yahoo Weather web-service from an Outlook add-in

It’s been a while since my last blog post and today we start the first in a series of exciting blog posts on integrating Microsoft Office applications with web-based services. The web is growing bigger and bigger by the day and there are a wide range of applications and services […]

Working with custom Outlook properties: C# code examples

Working with custom Outlook properties: C# code examples

Microsoft Outlook provides a rich interface for developers to add their own custom properties to Outlook Folders and Items. The Outlook Object model provides two objects when working with custom properties: Outlook.UserDefinedProperties Outlook.UserProperties At first glance these two objects might appear to be the same thing, but the UserDefinedProperties are […]

Working with Outlook special folders (Inbox, Outbox, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items)

Working with Outlook special folders (Inbox, Outbox, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items)

Happy 2014 everyone! We’ll start this year with an article looking at Outlook special folders. Microsoft Outlook has a number of special folders of which the most common folders are: Inbox Drafts Sent Items Outbox Deleted Items Further on in this article you will learn how to work with each […]

How to create and modify Outlook-specific files

How to create and modify Outlook-specific files

Microsoft Outlook produces and uses a variety of file types. The most common and well known fields are either .pst or .ost files. These two file types are known as Outlook Data Files, the .pst file is known as the Personal Outlook Data file and stores you messages and other […]

How to import contacts and appointments from Excel into Outlook and vice-versa

How to import contacts and appointments from Excel into Outlook and vice-versa

Importing contacts and appointments into Microsoft Outlook is a feature that has existed in Outlook for a while. In Outlook 2013 you can find the Import/Export function in the File or Backstage view menu, under Open & Export. The standard Outlook import/export functionality takes you through a series of forms […]