Application.GetObjectReference Method (Outlook)

Creates a strong or weak object reference for a specified Outlook object.

Version Added: Outlook 2007

expression .GetObjectReference(Item, ReferenceType)

expression An expression that returns an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Item

Required

Object

The object from which to obtain a strong or weak object reference.

ReferenceType

Required

OlReferenceType

The type of object reference.

Return Value

An Object that represents a strong or weak object reference for the specified object.

This method returns a weak or strong object reference for the object specified in Item.

Note Note

Outlook can fail to close successfully if an add-in retains strong object references. Always dereference a strong object reference once it is no longer needed by the add-in.

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