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CDO: How to use the MAPI msg class / custom form

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Hello.

I am trying to develop a small workflow application with Microsoft Outlook 2k / MS Exchange 5.5 SP2.
I use a server-side script that, upon arrival of a new posting, replies to the sender.

This reply usually appears in the IPM.Note format.

In the Oranizational forms library, however, I've created a custom form - IPM.Note.MyCustomForm. The server-side script should send the message using my custom form.

I tried using the Message Object's Type property but failed.

Question:

How do I make this work - even on a computer that does not have the form in the personal forms library (the computer does have access to the organizational library and has to download it - but how?)


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by:Neo_mvps
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Try this to see if it works for you.

Set objSession = CreateObject("MAPI.Session")
objSession.Logon
Set objMessage = objSession.Outbox.Messages.Add type:="IPM.Note.MyCustomForm"


Note: Took into consideration that the machine is current logged onto the network and has access to the Organization Forms Library. (Form should be downloaded to machine automatically.)
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by:mulian
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Thank you Neo,

well, I realized that I made a spelling mistake!

Instead of using IPM.Post.MyCustomForm I've used IPM.Note.MyCustomForm - that is why of course the standard form was used.

But when I use the form with custom fields, are those custom fields installed on the user's machine, too?

Answer would be very much appreciated.
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Yes.  Just keep in mind that each time you update the form you should increment the version number so Outlook will know when to pull a modified copy.
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by:mulian
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Thank you!
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