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TaskItem Members (Outlook)

Published: July 16, 2012

Represents a task (an assigned, delegated, or self-imposed task to be performed within a specified time frame) in a Tasks folder.

Name

Description

AfterWrite

Occurs after Microsoft Outlook has saved the item.

AttachmentAdd

Occurs when an attachment has been added to an instance of the parent object.

AttachmentRead

Occurs when an attachment in an instance of the parent object has been opened for reading.

AttachmentRemove

Occurs when an attachment has been removed from an instance of the parent object.

BeforeAttachmentAdd

Occurs before an attachment is added to an instance of the parent object.

BeforeAttachmentPreview

Occurs before an attachment associated with an instance of the parent object is previewed.

BeforeAttachmentRead

Occurs before an attachment associated with an instance of the parent object is read from the file system, an attachment stream, or an Attachment object.

BeforeAttachmentSave

Occurs just before an attachment is saved.

BeforeAttachmentWriteToTempFile

Occurs before an attachment associated with an instance of the parent object is written to a temporary file.

BeforeAutoSave

Occurs before the item is automatically saved by Outlook.

BeforeCheckNames

Occurs just before Microsoft Outlook starts resolving names in the recipient collection for an item (which is an instance of the parent object).

BeforeDelete

Occurs before an item (which is an instance of the parent object) is deleted.

BeforeRead

Occurs before Microsoft Outlook begins to read the properties for the item.

Close

Occurs when the inspector associated with an item (which is an instance of the parent object) is being closed.

CustomAction

Occurs when a custom action of an item (which is an instance of the parent object) executes.

CustomPropertyChange

Occurs when a custom property of an item (which is an instance of the parent object) is changed.

Forward

Occurs when the user selects the Forward action for an item (which is an instance of the parent object).

Open

Occurs when an instance of the parent object is being opened in an Inspector.

PropertyChange

Occurs when an explicit built-in property (for example, Subject) of an instance of the parent object is changed.

Read

Occurs when an instance of the parent object is opened for editing by the user.

ReadComplete

Occurs when Outlook has completed reading the properties of the item.

Reply

Occurs when the user selects the Reply action for an item (which is an instance of the parent object).

ReplyAll

Occurs when the user selects the ReplyAll action for an item (which is an instance of the parent object).

Send

Occurs when the user selects the Send action for an item, or when the Send method is called for the item, which is an instance of the parent object.

Unload

Occurs before an Outlook item is unloaded from memory, either programmatically or by user action.

Write

Occurs when an instance of the parent object is saved, either explicitly (for example, using the Save or SaveAs methods) or implicitly (for example, in response to a prompt when closing the item's inspector).

Name

Description

Assign

Assigns a task and returns a TaskItem object that represents it.

CancelResponseState

Resets an unsent response to a task request back to a simple task.

ClearRecurrencePattern

Removes the recurrence settings and restores the single-occurrence state for an appointment or task.

Close

Closes and optionally saves changes to the Outlook item.

Copy

Creates another instance of an object.

Delete

Removes the item from the folder that contains the item.

Display

Displays a new Inspector object for the item.

GetConversation

Obtains a Conversation object that represents the conversation to which this item belongs.

GetRecurrencePattern

Returns a RecurrencePattern object that represents the recurrence attributes of a task. If there is no existing recurrence pattern, a new empty RecurrencePattern object is returned.

MarkComplete

Marks the task as completed.

Move

Moves a Microsoft Outlook item to a new folder.

PrintOut

Prints the Outlook item using all default settings.The PrintOut method is the only Outlook method that can be used for printing.

Respond

Responds to a task request.

Save

Saves the Microsoft Outlook item to the current folder or, if this is a new item, to the Outlook default folder for the item type.

SaveAs

Saves the Microsoft Outlook item to the specified path and in the format of the specified file type. If the file type is not specified, the MSG format (.msg) is used.

Send

Sends the task.

ShowCategoriesDialog

Displays the Show Categories dialog box, which allows you to select categories that correspond to the subject of the item.

SkipRecurrence

Clears the current instance of a recurring task and sets the recurrence to the next instance of that task.

StatusReport

Sends a status report to all Cc recipients (recipients returned by the StatusUpdateRecipients property) with the current status for the task and returns an Object representing the status report.

Name

Description

Actions

Returns an Actions collection that represents all the available actions for the item. Read-only.

ActualWork

Returns or sets a Long indicating the actual effort spent on the task. Read/write.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the parent Outlook application for the object. Read-only.

Attachments

Returns an Attachments object that represents all the attachments for the specified item. Read-only.

AutoResolvedWinner

Returns a Boolean that determines if the item is a winner of an automatic conflict resolution. Read-only.

BillingInformation

Returns or sets a String representing the billing information associated with the Outlook item. Read/write.

Body

Returns or sets a String representing the clear-text body of the Outlook item. Read/write.

CardData

Returns or sets a String representing the text of the card data for the task. Read/write.

Categories

Returns or sets a String representing the categories assigned to the Outlook item. Read/write.

Class

Returns an OlObjectClass constant indicating the object's class. Read-only.

Companies

Returns or sets a String representing the names of the companies associated with the Outlook item. Read/write.

Complete

Returns a Boolean value that indicates whether the task is completed. Read/write Boolean.

Conflicts

Return the Conflicts object that represents the items that are in conflict for any Outlook item object. Read-only.

ContactNames

Returns or sets a String representing the contact names associated with the Outlook item. Read/write.

ConversationID

Returns a String that uniquely identifies a Conversation object that the TaskItem object belongs to. Read-only.

ConversationIndex

Returns a String that indicates the relative position of the item within the conversation thread. Read-only.

ConversationTopic

Returns a String representing the topic of the conversation thread of the Outlook item. Read-only.

CreationTime

Returns a Date indicating the creation time for the Outlook item. Read-only.

DateCompleted

Returns or sets a Date indicating the completion date of the task. Read/write.

DelegationState

Returns an OlTaskDelegationState constant indicating the delegation state of the task. Read-only.

Delegator

Returns a String representing the display name of the delegator for the task. Read-only.

DownloadState

Returns a constant that belongs to the OlDownloadState enumeration indicating the download state of the item. Read-only.

DueDate

Returns or sets a Date indicating the due date for the task. Read/write.

EntryID

Returns a String representing the unique Entry ID of the object. Read-only.

FormDescription

Returns the FormDescription object that represents the form description for the specified Outlook item. Read-only.

GetInspector

Returns an Inspector object that represents an inspector initialized to contain the specified item. Read-only.

Importance

Returns or sets an OlImportance constant indicating the relative importance level for the Outlook item. Read/write.

InternetCodepage

Returns or sets a Long that determines the Internet code page used by the item. Read/write.

IsConflict

Returns a Boolean that determines if the item is in conflict. Read-only.

IsRecurring

Returns a Boolean value that is True if the task is a recurring task. Read-only.

ItemProperties

Returns an ItemProperties collection that represents all standard and user-defined properties associated with the Outlook item. Read-only.

LastModificationTime

Returns a Date specifying the date and time that the Outlook item was last modified. Read-only.

MarkForDownload

Returns or sets an OlRemoteStatus constant that determines the status of an item once it is received by a remote user. Read/write.

MessageClass

Returns or sets a String representing the message class for the Outlook item. Read/write.

Mileage

Returns or sets a String representing the mileage for an item. Read/write.

NoAging

Returns or sets a Boolean value that is True to not age the Outlook item. Read/write.

Ordinal

Returns or sets a Long specifying the position in the view (ordinal) for the task. Read/write.

OutlookInternalVersion

Returns a Long representing the build number of the Outlook application for an Outlook item. Read-only.

OutlookVersion

Returns a String indicating the major and minor version number of the Outlook application for an Outlook item. Read-only.

Owner

Returns or sets a String indicating the owner for the task.

Ownership

Returns an OlTaskOwnership specifying the ownership state of the task. Read-only.

Parent

Returns the parent Object of the specified object. Read-only.

PercentComplete

Returns or sets a Long indicating the percentage of the task completed at the current date and time. Read/write.

PropertyAccessor

Returns a PropertyAccessor object that supports creating, getting, setting, and deleting properties of the parent TaskItem object. Read-only.

Recipients

Returns a Recipients collection that represents all the recipients for the Outlook item. Read-only.

ReminderOverrideDefault

Returns or sets a Boolean value that is True if the reminder overrides the default reminder behavior for the item. Read/write.

ReminderPlaySound

Returns or sets a Boolean value that is True if the reminder should play a sound when it occurs for this item. Read/write.

ReminderSet

Returns or sets a Boolean value that is True if a reminder has been set for this item. Read/write.

ReminderSoundFile

Returns or sets a String indicating the path and file name of the sound file to play when the reminder occurs for the Outlook item. Read/write.

ReminderTime

Returns or sets a Date indicating the date and time at which the reminder should occur for the specified item. Read/write.

ResponseState

Returns an OlTaskResponse constant indicating the overall status of the response to the specified task request. Read-only.

Role

Returns or sets a String containing the free-form text string associating the owner of a task with a role for the task. Read/write.

RTFBody

Returns or sets a Byte array that represents the body of the Microsoft Outlook item in Rich Text Format. Read/write.

Saved

Returns a Boolean value that is True if the Outlook item has not been modified since the last save. Read-only.

SchedulePlusPriority

Returns or sets a String representing the Microsoft Schedule+ priority for the task. Read/write.

SendUsingAccount

Returns or sets an Account object that represents the account under which the TaskItem object is to be sent. Read/write.

Sensitivity

Returns or sets a constant in the OlSensitivity enumeration indicating the sensitivity for the Outlook item. Read/write.

Session

Returns the NameSpace object for the current session. Read-only.

Size

Returns a Long indicating the size (in bytes) of the Outlook item. Read-only.

StartDate

Returns or sets a Date indicating the start date for the task. Read/write.

Status

Returns or sets an OlTaskStatus constant specifying the status for the task. Corresponds to the Status field of a TaskItem . Read/write.

StatusOnCompletionRecipients

Returns or sets a semicolon-delimited String of display names for recipients who will receive status upon completion of the task. Read/write.

StatusUpdateRecipients

Returns a semicolon-delimited String of display names for recipients who receive status updates for the task. Read/write.

Subject

Returns or sets a String indicating the subject for the Outlook item. Read/write.

TeamTask

Returns a Boolean that indicates True if the task is a team task. Read/write.

ToDoTaskOrdinal

Returns or sets a Date value that represents the ordinal value of the task for the TaskItem. Read/write.

TotalWork

Returns or sets a Long indicating the total work for the task. Read/write.

UnRead

Returns or sets a Boolean value that is True if the Outlook item has not been opened (read). Read/write.

UserProperties

Returns the UserProperties collection that represents all the user properties for the Outlook item. Read-only.

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