Welcome to the Outlook 2010 Developer Reference
This reference contains conceptual overviews, programming tasks, samples, and references to guide you in developing solutions based on the object model for Microsoft Outlook 2010.
If you are new to developing solutions for Outlook, see Selecting an API or Technology for Developing Outlook Solutions to identify the APIs and technologies that are most appropriate for your needs.
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Publish date of this reference: January 2012 (version 2010)
Versions of this documentation are accessible from the following locations:
From the product (most up-to-date version): If you are connected to the Internet, you can view the most recent version of this reference from within Outlook. Click the Outlook Help button, and then click the Search drop-down arrow. Under Content from Office.com, click Developer Reference.
From the product (installed version): If you are not connected to the Internet, you can still view the version of this reference that is included with your product. Click the Outlook Help button, and then click the Search drop-down arrow. Under Content from this computer, click Developer Reference.
From the MSDN Library: To view the most recent version in your browser, see the Outlook 2010 Developer Reference in the MSDN Library.
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 2010, see What's New for Developers in Outlook 2010 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.