MailItem methods

Office 2013 and later

The MailItem type exposes the following members.

  Name Description
Public method AddBusinessCard Appends contact information based on the Electronic Business Card (EBC) associated with the specified ContactItem object to the MailItem object. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method ClearConversationIndex Clears the index of the conversation thread for the mail message. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method ClearTaskFlag Clears the MailItem object as a task. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Close Closes and optionally saves changes to the Outlook item. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Copy Creates another instance of an object. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Delete Removes the item from the folder that contains the item. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Display Displays a new Inspector object for the item. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Forward Executes the Forward action for an item and returns the resulting copy as a MailItem object. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method GetConversation Obtains a Conversation object that represents the conversation to which this item belongs. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method MarkAsTask Marks a MailItem object as a task and assigns a task interval for the object. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Move Moves a Microsoft Outlook item to a new folder. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method PrintOut Prints the Outlook item using all default settings. The PrintOut method is the only Outlook method that can be used for printing. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Reply Creates a reply, pre-addressed to the original sender, from the original message. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method ReplyAll Creates a reply to all original recipients from the original message. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Save Saves the Outlook item to the current folder or, if this is a new item, to the Outlook default folder for the item type. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method SaveAs Saves the Microsoft Outlook item to the specified path and in the format of the specified file type. If the file type is not specified, the MSG format (.msg) is used. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method Send Sends the e-mail message. (Inherited from _MailItem.)
Public method ShowCategoriesDialog Displays the Show Categories dialog box, which allows you to select categories that correspond to the subject of the item. (Inherited from _MailItem.)