Welcome to the Outlook 2013 developer reference
This reference contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, samples, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on the object model for Outlook 2013.
If you are new to developing solutions for Outlook, see Selecting an API or technology for developing solutions for Outlook 2013 to identify the APIs and technologies that are most appropriate for your needs.
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Versions of this documentation are accessible from the following locations:
From the MSDN Library: See the Outlook 2013 Developer Reference in the MSDN Library.
From the product: If you are connected to the Internet, you can view the version of this reference as posted on MSDN Library from within Outlook. On the Developer tab in the ribbon, choose Visual Basic. In the Visual Basic editor, choose Help, Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Help.
For the Outlook 2013 release, viewing from the product currently opens the Outlook 2010 help on MSDN. Use the MSDN TOC to navigate to the Outlook 2013 help.
This documentation contains the following information:
New objects, collections, and enumerations: Provides a list of new objects and enumerations. For more information about new programmability features in Outlook 2013, see What's new for Outlook 2013 developers in the MSDN Library.
New members and constants: Provides a list of new members by object and in alphabetical order.
Concepts: Provides important concepts for developing custom Outlook solutions.
How do I ... in Outlook: Provides a list of how-to topics for developing custom Outlook solutions.
Reference: Provides reference materials for the Outlook object model. This includes the Outlook object model reference, View Control reference, and Forms Script reference.
The Outlook Forms Script reference includes documentation for the more commonly used objects, controls, and members in Outlook forms. For more information, you can refer to the Microsoft Forms Visual Basic reference, which you can find in the Visual Basic for Applications language reference.