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MarkForDownload Property

Office 2003

OlRemoteStatus can be one of these OlRemoteStatus constants.
olMarkedForCopy The item will be copied to the remote site.
olMarkedForDelete The item will be deleted.
olMarkedForDownload The item will be downloaded in its entirety.
olRemoteStatusNone The item has no remote status.
olUnMarked The item isn't marked for remote status and will be disregarded.


expression    Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


The following example searches through the user's Inbox for items that have not yet been fully downloaded. If any items are found that are not fully downloaded, a message is displayed and the item is marked for download.

Sub DownloadItems()
    Dim outApp As Outlook.Application
    Dim mpfInbox As Outlook.MAPIFolder
    Dim obj As Object
    Dim i As Integer

    Set outApp = CreateObject("Outlook.Application")
    Set mpfInbox = outApp.GetNamespace("MAPI").GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox)

    'Loop all items in the Inbox folder
    For i = 1 To mpfInbox.Items.Count
        Set obj = mpfInbox.Items.Item(i)
        'Verify if the state of the item is olHeaderOnly
        If obj.DownloadState = olHeaderOnly Then
            MsgBox ("This item has not been fully downloaded.")
            'Mark the item to be downloaded.
            obj.MarkForDownload = olMarkedForDownload
        End If

End Sub