The Disposition of a Message

Is your message good-natured? Or is it a "flame mail?" Fortunately, such classifications are outside of the scope of Exchange Web Services behavior. However, there is a curious MessageDisposition attribute exposed on both CreateItemType and UpdateItemType that we have skillfully avoided until now. The MessageDisposition value has little to do with the message itself, but rather indicates actions to be performed on that message when creation or modification is complete. The available actions are shown in Table 7-1.

Table 7-1. MessageDispositionType Enumeration Values

MessageDispositionType value



Saves the message in the folder specified in the SavedItemFolderId node. If no folder is specified, the Drafts ...

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