Wrapped PST Sample Updated for Outlook 2013

I’ve just checked in a fix for the Wrapped PST sample that should allow it to work with Outlook 2013. Let me know if you find any problems with the sample. I haven’t tested the other samples yet as they don’t appear to get as much attention as the wrapped PST. Enjoy!

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The Nickname Cache

[This is now documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff625288.aspx ] One of the long standing requests for Outlook development is for documentation around the format for the nickname cache. A couple months ago, development asked if I’d be interested in hosting a preview of documentation for the NK2 file. Of course, I said yes. I didn’t write this…

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Managing The Outlook Account Management Dialogs

[This is now documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff976789.aspx] We’ve decided to document another function in the Account Management API, DisplayAccountList. This function allows you to display the Account Settings dialog: and Add New E-Mail Account property sheet: DisplayAccountList hangs off of IOlkAccountManager interface, occupying the second slot in the v-table, like so: interface IOlkAccountManager : IOlkErrorUnknown {…

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Announcing: Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference

Excellent news! We just published the Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb905149.aspx (This is a greatly enhanced version of the earlier Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Integration API) This reference was a huge collaborative effort, of which I was only a small part. Parts of this reference are based on my blog entries, but large…

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More IConverter For Ya

[This is now documented here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb821176.aspx] Good news, everyone! We’ve decided to document some more flags and functions for IConverterSession. Here are the new constants:#define CCSF_USE_TNEF 0x0010 // the converter should embed TNEF in the MIME message #define CCSF_8BITHEADERS 0x0040 // the converter should allow 8 bit headers #define CCSF_PLAIN_TEXT_ONLY 0x1000 // the converter should…

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IConverterSession - Do You Converter Session?

[This is now documented here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb821176.aspx] Ryan, one of our PMs over in Outlook, got an e-mail to his blog asking for a header for IConverterSession. He knows I’m the MAPI guy so he asked me if I could help out. Here’s the header I use in MFCMAPI – it’s built directly from the docs:…

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Managing Entry IDs in the Wrapped PST

Update – this is now part of the Outlook MAPI Code Samples. [This is now documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb905271.aspx, http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb821132.aspx] Sam Khavari of Zimbra asked me if I had noticed that the Wrapped PST sample crashes when you turn on the preview pane. After a bit of wrangling over the repro, we found that it will…

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Offline State Sample

There have been questions lately on the MAPI mailing list about how to get the connection state API working. Particularly the HrOpenOfflineObj and Advise calls. Since I had a partial sample already sitting here I figured I whip it into shape and publish it. I’ll refer most questions of implementation to the sample code itself….

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Outlook 2003 Integration API Wrapped PST Docs and Sample

[This is now documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb821132.aspx] [This sample is now part of the Outlook MAPI Code Samples!] In the Outlook 2003 Integration API, we documented the Replication API. This is a nifty API for implementing replication between a wrapped PST and your own custom back end, which should be a great way to simplify implementation…

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Outlook 2003 Integration API April 2005 Update

We just released the April 2005 update to the Outlook 2003 Integration API. Download for the CHM is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=135F4D99-F480-4A81-AF8F-F6E4896611E2 The MSDN documentation should update some time in the next few days. When it does, you’ll find it here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa193231.aspx Note that the date on the Welcome page will be updated from December 2004 to…

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