View.ViewType Property (Outlook)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns an OlViewType constant representing the view type of a View object. Read-only.

expression .ViewType

expression An expression that returns a View object.

This property does not have any effect on the icons displayed in the Shortcuts pane. Large icons have been removed and if this property is set to olLargeIcon, it will not have any effect.

The following Visual Basic for Applicatons (VBA) example displays the name and type of all views in the user's Inbox.

Sub DisplayViewMode() 
 'Displays the names and view modes for all views 
 Dim objName As Outlook.NameSpace 
 Dim objViews As Outlook.Views 
 Dim objView As Outlook.View 
 Dim strTypes As String 
 Set objName = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI") 
 Set objViews = objName.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox).Views 
 'Collect names and view types for all views 
 For Each objView In objViews 
 strTypes = strTypes & objView.Name & vbTab & vbTab & objView.ViewType & vbCr 
 Next objView 
 'Display message box 
 MsgBox "Current Inbox Views and Viewtypes:" & vbCr & _ 
 vbCr & strTypes 
End Sub


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