Windows Desktop Search 3.0 does not return Outlook 2007 e-mail items

When you use Windows Desktop Search 3.0 together with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, you experience the following symptoms: • No e-mail items are returned when you use Windows Desktop Search to search for items. • On a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, Outlook may not appear on the All Locations menu in Windows Desktop Search. •…

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Outlook Add-in : How to apply Windows XP themes to Office COM Add-ins?

When you create a COM add-in for a Microsoft Office program, the appearance of that add-in will conform by default to the standard Office appearance. However, with Microsoft Windows XP, you can choose from a number of visual styles (or themes) to customize the appearance of a Microsoft Windows program. Unless Windows themes are explicitly…


Download: Outlook 2007 Add-ins & code samples

Whenever we discuss with regards to Outlook Add-in customization, many of our customer(s) or their developers want to customize it according to their requirements. Also they look for the code-samples, related articles to proceed further. In this discussion, i have added couple of Outlook 2007 specific add-ins, code samples along with their download links. Please download…


CASPOL & Add-in : How to Full trust the assemblies ?

If we want to "fully trust" the assemblies, it can be done through the signed assemblies. In Visual Studio 2005, you need to select the Properties for the project and select the Signing tab.  After you installed (including the newly signed assemblies) you need to give permission to the assemblies. This can be done using…


Outlook & VBA : Export contact information to Excel

Please find the following script that retrieves the FullName and BusinessTelephoneNumber properties for all the contacts in an Outlook address book:   1: On Error Resume Next 2:   3: Const olFolderContacts = 10 4:   5: Set objOutlook = CreateObject("Outlook.Application") 6: Set objNamespace = objOutlook.GetNamespace("MAPI") 7:   8: Set colContacts = objNamespace.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts).Items 9:  …

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Outlook Error : There is not enough memory to perform the operation

When one my customer tried to add a Global Address Book entry to the Contacts folder, the contact is not added. She received the following error message: There is not enough memory to perform the operation. This problem may occur if the size of the certificate data exceeds 32,768 bytes (32 KB). Follow the following…


Exchange Server 2003 & Public folders

Some organizations use public folders heavily, while others do not. The degree to which public folders are used in your organization may have a large effect on how you plan for migration and coexistence of public folders and the data stored therein. Factors to consider include: • The total number of public folders and the…


Outlook UI Issue: Save password setting not retained ?

One of my customer uses MS Windows XP SP3 & Outlook 2007 reported that whenever he tries to connect to the Internet service provider (ISP) to retrieve messages from POP3, his earlier entered password is not retained. He was pretty sure that  he chose to save the password. Also he tried to entering the correct…

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Download : Microsoft Error Code Look-up

Please download the following tool, which can be used to determine error values from decimal and hexadecimal error codes in Microsoft Windows operating systems. The tool can look up one or more values at a time. All values on the command line will be looked up in Exchange’s internal tables and presented to you. If…