GetObjectReference Method

Application.GetObjectReference Method

Office 2007
Creates a strong or weak object reference for a specified Outlook object.

Version Information
 Version Added:  Outlook 2007


expression.GetObjectReference(Item, ReferenceType)

expression   An expression that returns an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ItemRequiredObjectThe object from which to obtain a strong or weak object reference.
ReferenceTypeRequiredOlReferenceTypeThe type of object reference.

Return Value
An Object 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.

Bb175106.vs_note(en-us,office.12).gif  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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