2.9.162 ODSOPropertyBase

Office

The ODSOPropertyBase structure contains an Office Data Source Object property type (id), size (cb), and value (OdsoProp). An Office Data Source Object is used to perform the mail merge.


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OdsoProp (variable)

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id (2 bytes):  An unsigned integer that specifies the type of the Office Data Source Object property (OdsoProp). This MUST be one of the following values: 0x0000, 0x0001, 0x0002, 0x0010, 0x0011, 0x0012, 0x0013, 0x0014, 0x0015, 0x0016, or 0x0017.

cb (2 bytes):  An unsigned integer that specifies the size, in bytes, of the OdsoProp value or, if the size is greater than 0xFFFE, this value MUST be 0xFFFF.

OdsoProp (variable): If cb equals 0xFFFF, this contains an object of type ODSOPropertyLarge; otherwise it contains an object of type ODSOPropertyStandard. The data that is contained in the OdsoProp element is dependent on the id field and is defined following.

id

Meaning of data in OdsoProp

0x0000

A Unicode string, that specifies a Universal Data Link (UDL), that contains a data source connection string. The string is not null terminated.

0x0001

A Unicode string that specifies the set of data to be used when a data source includes multiple data sets. The string is not null terminated.

0x0002

A Unicode string that specifies the name of the file to be used as a data source. The string is not null terminated.

0x0010

A 4-byte unsigned integer that specifies the type of data source connection. The value stored in the file is not used by the application, as it is reset after loading the file, based on the connection information in OdsoProps 0x0000, 0x0001, and 0x0002. This MUST be a value between 0 and 7.

0x0011

A 2-byte unsigned integer that specifies a Unicode character used as a column delimiter for a text data source.

0x0012

A 4-byte unsigned integer that specifies whether the first row is a header row of column names. A value of 0x00000001 specifies that the first row contains column names; a value of 0x00000000 specifies that it does not.

0x0013

The property contains an array of FilterDataItem structures that are used to filter the list of recipients.

0x0014

The property contains up to three SortColumnAndDirection items that are used to sort the list of recipients.

0x0015

The property contains a RecipientInfo structure.

0x0016

The property contains a FieldMapInfo structure that specifies which database columns are mapped to each of 30 standard mail merge address fields. The FieldMapDataItem structures MUST appear in the following order and all items MUST be present:

  1. Unique Identifier

  2. Courtesy Title

  3. First Name

  4. Middle Name

  5. Last Name

  6. Suffix

  7. Nickname

  8. Job Title

  9. Company

  10. Address 1

  11. Address 2

  12. City

  13. State

  14. Postal Code

  15. Country or Region

  16. Business Phone

  17. Business Fax

  18. Home Phone

  19. Home Fax

  20. E-mail Address

  21. Web Page

  22. Spouse Courtesy Title

  23. Spouse First Name

  24. Spouse Middle Name

  25. Spouse Last Name

  26. Spouse Nickname

  27. Phonetic Guide for First Name

  28. Phonetic Guide for Last Name

  29. Address 3

  30. Department

0x0017

A 2-byte unsigned integer that specifies which step of the mail merge wizard the application last displayed. This MUST be a value between 1 and 6.

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