OutlookDemo Sample: MFC OutlookDemo Application

The OutlookDemo sample demonstrates how to create an application similar to Microsoft Outlook 2003/2007. You can change the current Visual Theme using the Application Look dialog, which can be opened from the View | Application Look… menu. Note the Outlook Bar Office 2003 style check box. This option allows you to switch between different modes of navigation pane (known also as outlook bar), which is docked at the left side of application window. Click the "New" toolbar button to open a mail frame. This window emulates a form used in Microsoft Outlook to compose email messages.

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To build and run the OutlookDemo sample

  1. Open the solution OutlookDemo.sln.

  2. On the Build menu, click Build.

  3. On the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.

The OutlookDemo sample demonstrates the following keywords:

CBasePane; CDockablePane; CFrameWndEx; CMFCButton; CMFCCaptionBar; CMFCMenuBar; CMFCOutlookBar; CMFCOutlookBarPane; CMFCOutlookBarTabCtrl; CMFCPopupMenu; CMFCShellTreeCtrl; CMFCStatusBar; CMFCToolBar; CMFCToolBarComboBoxButton; CMFCToolBarImages; CMFCToolBarMenuButton; CMFCToolBarsCustomizeDialog; CMFCToolTipCtrl; CMFCToolTipInfo; CMFCVisualManager; CMFCVisualManagerOffice; CPaneDialog; CSplitterWndEx; CWinAppEx;

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