_Items.Add method

Creates a new Outlook item in the Items collection for the folder.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook (in Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.dll)

Object Add(
	Object Type


Type: System.Object

The Outlook item type for the new item. Specifies a MessageClass to create custom forms. Can be one of the following OlItemType constants: olAppointmentItem, olContactItem, olJournalItem, olMailItem, olNoteItem, olPostItem, or olTaskItem,, or any valid message class.

Return value

Type: System.Object
An Object value that represents the new Outlook item.

If not specified, the Type property of the Outlook item defaults to the type of the folder or to MailItem if the parent folder is not typed.