9. Programming Outlook

Ways to Customize Outlook

Outlook has an object model that consists of 158 objects. The object model has been greatly expanded in Outlook 2007 with more than 90 new objects and more than 4,000 properties and methods—more than double the size of the object model in Outlook 2003. With the expansion of the object model, there is no longer a need to use additional object models such as the Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) and Exchange Client Extensions. Therefore, this edition of the book no longer covers those additional object models.

Outlook has a larger number of events compared to the Word and Excel object models—more than 300 events. However, the large number of events is mainly due to 23 events that are duplicated on ...

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