Mind the (ECE) Gap

We’ve added a couple new C++ only events to Outlook 2010 which I have been asked to document. These events were added per customer request to help fill some gaps in the transition from ECE to Com Add-In. One of the events is available as of the October 2011 Cumulative Update, and the other just…

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MAPIToMIME Changes Source Messages

This week, we shipped the February Cumulative Update for Outlook 2010. One of the fixes in there relates to the MAPI<->MIME conversion API. In particular, with Outlook 2010 if you use MAPIToMIMEStm to convert a message to EML you’ll see the source message get updated. This didn’t happen with Outlook 2007. The reason for the…

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What is MAPI_E_RECONNECTED?

Remember Jason’s article about the reconnect logic we added to Exchange’s MAPI? The idea was that if your GC went down, Exchange’s MAPI should be able to reconnect to a different GC and proceed smoothly. Mostly smoothly though, since the last call sent to the old GC may fail with MAPI_E_END_OF_SESSION and need to be…

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PST Search Folders Not Completing

This was an interesting scenario one of our customers came up with. They process a lot PSTs. As part of this processing, they create search folders and wait for them to complete building. They found that for many PSTs, they would never get a notification that the search folder had finished building. Here’s the basic…


January 2012 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

No one’s taking my subtle hints about Wikipedia. One more try: It sure would be nice if someone added MFCMAPI to the article about MAPI. The January 2012 Release (build 15.0.0.1031) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. I’m continuing to crunch on the UI overhaul. This release has a ton of fixes for various flicker issues and glitches,…

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