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Subject Property

Exchange Server 2003

Subject Property

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The subject of the message.

Applies To

Type Library

Microsoft CDO for Exchange 2000 Library

DLL Implemented In



        [Visual Basic]Property Subject As String
        [C++]HRESULT get_Subject(BSTRpVal);
HRESULT put_Subject(BSTR Val);


Returns the value of the Subject property as a reference to a BSTR.
Sets the value of the Subject property to the value of the BSTR.


This property is also available as the urn:schemas:mailheader:subject field (subject Field) and as the urn:schemas:httpmail:subject field (subject Field).

The Subject property is required on news messages. If you do not set it before calling the Post Method, an error is returned.

The default value of Subject is an empty string.