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New Objects, Collections, and Enumerations

Office 2007

New Objects and Collections

The following objects and collections have been added to the object model in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

Object or Collection Description
Account The Account object represents an account defined for the current profile.
AccountRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates whether an account was used to send a message.
Accounts The Accounts collection object contains a set of Account objects representing the accounts available for the current profile.
AddressRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates whether the address for the recipient or sender of the message is contained in the address specified in AddressRuleCondition.Address.
AssignToCategoryRuleAction Represents an action that assigns categories to a message.
AttachmentSelection Contains a set of Attachment objects that represent the selected attachments in an Outlook item.
AutoFormatRule Represents a formatting rule used by a View object to determine how to format Outlook items displayed within that view.
AutoFormatRules Represents the collection of AutoFormatRule objects in a view.
BusinessCardView Represents a view that displays data as a series of Electronic Business Card (EBC) images.
CalendarModule Represents the Calendar navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
CalendarSharing Represents a set of utilities for sharing calendar information.
CalendarView Represents a view that displays Outlook items in a calendar format.
CardView Represents a view that displays Outlook items as a series of index cards.
Categories Represents the collection of Category objects that define the Master Category List for a namespace.
Category Represents a user-defined category by which Outlook items can be grouped.
CategoryRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates categories on a message as compared with CategoryRuleCondition.Categories.
Column Represents a column of data in a Table object.
ColumnFormat Represents the display properties of an order field or view field in a view.
Columns Represents the collection of Column objects in a Table object.
ContactsModule Represents the Contacts navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
ExchangeDistributionList The ExchangeDistributionList object provides detailed information about an AddressEntry that represents an Exchange distribution list.
ExchangeUser Provides detailed information about an AddressEntry that represents a Microsoft Exchange mailbox user.
Folder Represents an Outlook folder.
FormNameRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates whether a form name was used to send or receive an item.
FormRegion Represents a form region in an Outlook form.
FormRegionStartup Defines an interface that allows an add-in to specify the storage and the user interface of a form region, obtains an object for that form region, and determines when the form region is about to be displayed in a form or in the Reading Pane.
FromRssFeedRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates whether an item is from a specified RSS subscription.
IconView Represents a view that displays Outlook items as a series of labeled icons.
ImportanceRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that evaluates the importance of a message.
JournalModule Represents the Journal navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
MailModule Represents the Mail navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
MarkAsTaskRuleAction Represents an action that marks a message as a task.
MoveOrCopyRuleAction Represents an action that moves or copies a message.
NavigationFolder Represents a navigation folder displayed in a navigation group of a navigation module in the Navigation Pane.
NavigationFolders Contains a set of NavigationFolder objects that represent the navigation folders associated with a navigation group.
NavigationGroup Represents a navigation group displayed by a navigation module in the Navigation Pane.
NavigationGroups Contains a set of NavigationGroup objects that represent the navigation groups displayed by a navigation module in the Navigation Pane.
NavigationModule Represents a navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
NavigationModules Contains a read-only set of NavigationModule objects that represent the navigation modules displayed by the Navigation Pane.
NavigationPane Represents the Navigation Pane displayed by the active Explorer object.
NewItemAlertRuleAction Represents an action that displays a new item alert to the user.
NotesModule Represents the Notes navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
OlkBusinessCardControl This control displays a business card.
OlkCategory A control that displays the selected categories.
OlkCheckBox A control that supports one or more selections in a defined group of check box choices.
OlkComboBox A control that supports the display of a selection from a drop-down list of all choices.
OlkCommandButton A control that supports a user action specified as a command.
OlkContactPhoto A control that shows the contact picture for a contact item if a contact picture has been defined, or the contact picture button if no contact picture has been assigned.
OlkControl Defines a set of control properties common to some Microsoft Office Outlook controls.
OlkDateControl A control that supports the drop-down date picker used in inspectors for task and appointment items to select a date.
OlkFrameHeader A control that provides a separator between sections in a form.
OlkInfoBar A control that provides an area to display specific information on a custom form.
OlkLabel The basic label control, used for displaying text for read-only purposes.
OlkListBox A control that supports displaying a scrollable list of items.
OlkOptionButton A control that supports a single exclusive selection within a defined group of option button choices.
OlkPageControl A control that displays the contents of a page.
OlkSenderPhoto A control that displays the sender’s contact picture for items that can be received via e-mail.
OlkTextBox A control that supports a single or multiple-line data entry.
OlkTimeControl A control that displays the Outlook time drop-down menu.
OlkTimeZoneControl A control that supports a selection from a drop-down list of time zones.
OrderField Represents an order field, used to sort information in a view.
OrderFields Represents the collection of OrderField objects in a view.
PlaySoundRuleAction Represents an action that plays a .wav file sound.
PropertyAccessor Provides the ability to create, get, set, and delete properties on objects.
Row Represents a row of data in the Table object.
Rule Represents an Outlook rule.
RuleAction Represents an action that is run when a Rule object executes.
RuleActions The RuleActions object contains a set of RuleAction objects or objects derived from RuleAction, representing the actions that are executed on a Rule object.
RuleCondition The RuleCondition object represents either a condition that must be met before a rule executes, or an exception condition that must not be met before a rule executes.
RuleConditions Contains a set of RuleCondition objects or objects derived from RuleCondition, representing the conditions or exception conditions that must be satisfied in order for the Rule to execute.
Rules Represents a set of Rule objects that are the rules available in the current session.
SelectNamesDialog Displays the Select Names dialog box for the user to select entries from one or more address lists, and returns the selected entries in the collection object specified by the property SelectNamesDialog.Recipients.
SenderInAddressListRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that the sender's address is in the address list specified in AddressRuleCondition.Address.
SendRuleAction Represents an action that sends a message to one or more recipients.
SharingItem Represents a sharing message in an Inbox folder.
StorageItem A message object in MAPI that is always saved as a hidden item in the parent folder and stores private data for Outlook solutions.
Store Represents a file on the local computer or a network drive that stores e-mail messages and other items for an account in the current profile.
Stores A set of Store objects representing all the stores available in the current profile.
Table Represents a set of item data from a Folder or Search object, with items as rows of the table and properties as columns of the table.
TableView Represents a view that displays Outlook items in a table, with each item in a row and the details of the item in the columns.
TasksModule Represents the Tasks navigation module in the Navigation Pane of an explorer.
TextRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that the part of the message, which can be the body, header, or subject, as specified by TextRuleCondition.ConditionType, contains the words specified in TextRuleCondition.Text.
TimelineView Represents a view that displays Outlook items in a timeline.
TimeZone Represents information for a time zone as supported by Microsoft Windows.
TimeZones A collection of TimeZone objects.
ToOrFromRuleCondition Represents a rule condition that the sender or the recipeints of the message, as specified by ToOrFromRuleCondition.ConditionType, is in the recipients list specified in ToOrFromRuleCondition.Recipients.
UserDefinedProperties Contains a set of UserDefinedProperty objects representing the user-defined properties defined for a Folder object.
UserDefinedProperty Represents the definition of a user-defined property for a Folder object.
ViewField Represents a view field, used to display information in a view.
ViewFields Represents the collection of ViewField objects in a view.
ViewFont Represents the font used when formatting text in various portions of a view.

For diagrams that show how the new objects and collections relate to other objects in Office Outlook 2007, see the following:

New Enumerations

The following enumerations have been added to the object model in Office Outlook 2007.

Enumerations Description
OlAccountType Specifies the type of an Account.
OlAddressEntryUserType Represents the type of user for the AddressEntry or object derived from AddressEntry.
OlAddressListType Represents the type of AddressList.
OlAlign Specifies the alignment for the Label property of the ColumnFormat object.
OlAlignment Specifies how a caption is aligned with the edge of a control.
OlAppointmentTimeField Specifies the time field in an appointment that the control is bound to.
OlAttachmentBlockLevel Specifies whether there is any restriction on the type of attachments for an item.
OlAutoDiscoverConnectionMode Specifies the type of connection to the Exchange server for the auto-discovery service.
OlAutoPreview Indicates how items will be automatically previewed.
OlBackStyle Specifies how the background of a control is rendered.
OlBorderStyle Specifies how the border of a control is rendered.
OlBusinessCardType Identifies the type of Electronic Business Card (EBC) format associated with a ContactItem object.
OlCalendarDetail Indicates the level of detail for calendar items that will be exported to an iCalendar (.ics) file.
OlCalendarMailFormat Determines the format of the calendar information in the body of the MailItem created by the ForwardAsICal method.
OlCalendarViewMode Indicates the view mode specified in the CalendarViewMode property of the CalendarView object.
OlCategoryColor Indicates the color specified in the Color property of the Category object.
OlCategoryShortcutKey Identifies the shortcut key specified for the ShortcutKey property of the Category object.
OlColor Constants representing colors.
OlComboBoxStyle Indicates the behavior of a combo box control.
OlContactPhoneNumber Specfies the telephone number type.
OlContextMenu Identifies the type of context menu to be closed in the ContextMenuClose event.
OlDayWeekTimeScale Specifies the scale of time periods used to display Outlook items in a CalendarView object.
OlDefaultExpandCollapseSetting Specifies the expand/collapse default value specified in the DefaultExpandCollapseSetting property of the TableView and TimelineView objects.
OlDefaultSelectNamesDisplayMode Specifies the default caption, the number of buttons, the button labels, and the address lists to display in the Select Names dialog box without requiring a resource file for any localized caption and labels.
OlDragBehavior Specifies the drag behavior of a control.
OlEnterFieldBehavior Specifies the behavior when focus enters a control.
OlExchangeStoreType Specifies the type of Exchange store.
OlFormatCurrency Indicates the format used to display currency Outlook item properties.
OlFormatDateTime Indicates the format used to display date/time Outlook item properties.
OlFormatDuration Indicates the format used to display duration Outlook item properties.
OlFormatEnumeration Indicates the format used to display enumeration Outlook item properties.
OlFormatInteger Indicates the format used to display integer Outlook item properties.
OlFormatKeywords Indicates the format used to display keyword Outlook item properties.
OlFormatNumber Indicates the format used to display number Outlook item properties.
OlFormatPercent Indicates the format used to display percent Outlook item properties.
OlFormatSmartFrom Indicates the format used to display the From Outlook item property.
OlFormatText Indicates the format used to display text Outlook item properties.
OlFormatYesNo Indicates the format used to display yes/no Outlook item properties.
OlFormRegionMode Identifies the mode that the form region is being loaded into, which corresponds with the container displaying the form region.
OlFormRegionSize Identifies the type of form region.
OlGridLineStyle Indicates the line style used to display grid lines for TableView objects.
OlGroupType Identifies the group type of a NavigationGroup object.
OlHorizontalLayout Specifies the alignment of controls in the horizontal direction.
OlIconViewPlacement Indicates how icons are arranged in an IconView object.
OlIconViewType Indicates the view mode when using an IconView object.
OlMarkInterval Specifies the time period by which a task is due.
OlMatchEntry Specifies if and how extensive entry matching is applied while the user types in a control.
OlMouseButton Indicates which mouse button is pressed during a mouse event.
OlMousePointer Specifies the mouse cursor that is displayed while the mouse is positioned over a control and a drag/drop operation is not being performed.
OlMultiLine Indicates when multiple lines are displayed in a TableView object.
OlMultiSelect Specifies the type of selection that is supported in a list box control.
OlNavigationModuleType Identifies the navigation module type of a NavigationModule object.
OlPageType Specifies the type of page displayed by a control.
OlPictureAlignment Specifies how an image is aligned with respect to text on a button.
OlRecipientSelectors Specifies the edit boxes (for To, Cc, Bcc), if any, to be displayed in the Select Names dialog box.
OlReferenceType Indicates the reference type.
OlRuleActionType Specifies the type of rule action for a rule.
OlRuleConditionType Specifies the type of rule condition or exception condition of a rule.
OlRuleExecuteOption Specifies the type of messages in the specified folder or folders that a rule should be applied to.
OlRuleType Indicates if a rule is applied to messages that are being sent or received.
OlScrollBars Specifies which, if any, scroll bars to display for a control.
OlSearchScope Specifies the scope in terms of folders for the search.
OlSharingMsgType Indicates the type of sharing message represented by a SharingItem object.
OlSharingProvider Indicates the sharing provider associated with a SharingItem object.
OlShiftState Represents a bitmask to indicate which modifier key is pressed during a keyboard or mouse event of a control.
OlSpecialFolders Specifies the types of special folders in a store.
OlStorageIdentifierType Specifies the type of identifier for a StorageItem object.
OlTableContents Specifies the type of items in a folder.
OlTextAlign Specifies the alignment of text in a control.
OlTimelineViewMode Indicates the view mode when using a TimelineView object.
OlTimeStyle Specifies how time values are displayed and how entries of time values are interpreted by a time control.
OlVerticalLayout Specifies the alignment of controls in the vertical direction.


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