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PidTagAddressBookChooseDirectoryAutomatically Canonical Property

Last modified: April 19, 2011

Applies to: Office 2010 | Outlook 2010 | Visual Studio

Enables Microsoft Outlook 2010 to choose the most appropriate global address list (GAL) or contact folder for the current mailbox.

Associated properties:




Property type:



Address book

This property corresponds to the Choose automatically setting in the Address Book Options dialog. When this property exists in the IID_CAPONE_PROF profile section and is set to true, the Address Book dialog no longer defaults to the container specified by the SetDefaultDir method, but chooses an address book that Microsoft Outlook 2010 considers appropriate for the context in which the dialog was displayed. Note that this may result in a poor experience for third-party address book providers.

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