September 2015 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The September 2015 Release (build 15.0.0.1043) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. It’s amazing – how much I don’t get to work on MFCMAPI when I’m no longer in Developer Support. That’s no excuse for leaving it alone for a year! I did patch quite a bit in the past year. Here’s a change list – see the…

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ProfileProp – Examine Profile Properties

I’ve had some requests lately to write a MAPI sample that shows how to access profile properties programmatically, so I threw this together from some bits and pieces of code I had laying around. I had the chance to incorporate a few cool features in this code: MultiEx: It loops over the profile services looking…

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August 2014 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The August 2014 Release (build 15.0.0.1042) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. It’s been a chaotic half year and I haven’t been able to get my builds out as often as I’d like, though I did do a ton of work on MFCMAPI. This month we get a totally rebuilt MAPI property parsing engine. As it’s an engine…

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February 2014 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The February 2014 Release (build 15.0.0.1041) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. The past month’s experiment of checking in as I go seemed to work well. Since the checkins are now self annotated I’ve decided to stop post creating items in the issue tracker for work I’ve already done. Do please continue to file items for work I…

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December 2013 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The December 2013 Release (build 15.0.0.1040) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. It’s been a while. I’ve been busy while I was gone. All dialogs got a visual refresh with collapsible panes. New windows cascade now. I finally implemented a viewer for messages. And most important of all, I went out and got myself a snazzy new icon…

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MAPI Provider Sorting

Outlook likes to sort folders alphabetically. When Outlook 2010 came out, some of our custom store provider developers came to us and asked that Outlook not sort the folders they returned. So we gave them a way to advertise to Outlook that the order they returned is the order Outlook should use. However, we didn’t…

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Help Us Track Down A Missing Property

Some of you may have seen this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2849083 The title of the KB is “”Could not complete the operation. One or more parameter values are not valid” error message when an organizer updates a recurring meeting” and it concerns an issue where we find PR_SENT_REPRESENTING_NAME to be missing on various calendar entries, which in turn…

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Creating Exchange 2013 Profiles Using MFCMAPI

Now that MAPICDO has been updated to support connecting to Exchange 2013 using RPC/HTTP, and the guidance for programmatically building profiles has been published, Dave has published a pair of articles which will be very helpful for customers using MFCMAPI in such environments. The first covers using the guidance to build a profile for connecting…

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March 2013 Second Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The March 2013 Second Release (build 15.0.0.1039) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. This is an emergency build to correct a problem a few people were having running MFCMAPI on Windows XP. Here’s a change list – see the Issue Tracker on Codeplex for more details, or look at the code: MFCMAPI: On Windows XP, got an error…

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March 2013 Release of MFCMAPI and MrMAPI

The March 2013 Release (build 15.0.0.1038) is live: http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com. A few smaller changes this round: I’ve upgraded the project to support Visual Studio 2012. I also fixed a bug in the new PST parsing, and inserted a new dialog into the “Open from GAL” path to give the user the opportunity to adjust the server…

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