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Accessing the OutLook Address Book

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Can anybody tell me how I can access the Outlook Addresses/Contacts ?

I need to be able read and write to the outlook contacts.  

Is there an ODBC Driver for this ?
Or do I have to use MAPI ?

Any example code around ?

Thanks
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Use CDO or Extended MAPI.

INFO: Differences Between CDO, Simple MAPI, and Extended MAPI
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q200/0/18.ASP

HOWTO: Retrieve Alternate E-mail Addresses Using CDO
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q196/5/07.ASP

AddToPAB.exe Add Sender of Incoming Message to the PAB
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q193/2/85.ASP

HOWTO: Create a Personal Address Book Distribution List in VC++
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q225/1/06.ASP

HOWTO: Create an Entry in the Personal Address Book
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q178/1/72.ASP

Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) Programmer’s Reference
http://msdn.microsoft.com/isapi/msdnlib.idc?theURL=/library/psdk/mapi/legal_9cdu.htm

Microsoft Collaboration Data Objects Programmer's Reference
http://msdn.microsoft.com/isapi/msdnlib.idc?theURL=/library/psdk/cdo/actmlegl_1jxo.htm
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